Hixson Family History

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Hixson Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hickson.

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

Similar surnames: Hixon, Higson, Wixson, Dixson, Hinson, Mixson, Hingson, Wixon, Bilson

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Hixson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hixson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hixson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hixson Family Origin

Where is the Hixson family from?

Hixson Family Occupations

What did your Hixson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hixson occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 14% of Hixson's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Labourer and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hixson. A less common occupation for the Hixson family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Labourer

  • Boatman

  • Agricultural Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hixson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hixson Historical Records

What Hixson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hixson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hixson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hixson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Hixson. For the veterans among your Hixson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hixson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hixson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hixson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hixson in 1946 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hixson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hixson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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