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Hitchen Name Meaning

from a pet form of Hitch. in parts of the West Midlands this may have been a patronymic from Hitch, from an old genitive ending. habitational name from Hitchin in Hertfordshire, which is derived from the dative plural of the old tribal name Hicce, which itself may be derived from a Celtic river name meaning ‘dry’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Witcher, Pitcher, Kirchen, Hicken, Eichen, Hutchens, Fitch, Eischen

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Hitchen Family Origin

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Hitchen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Joiner

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hitchen. A less common occupation for the Hitchen family was Joiner. The most common Hitchen occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Hitchen's were Farmers.

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Hitchen Historical Records

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Hitchen Life Expectancy

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