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The name Hawes is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the Old French personal name Haueis and the Old German personal name Hadewidis, which literally means battlewide. The surname Hawes may also be derived from residence "at the haw", which refers to a garth, yard, or enclosure. In this case, Hawes belongs to the class of topographic surnames, which were given to people who resided near physical features such as hills, streams, churches, or types of trees.

Hawes Early Origins



The surname Hawes was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Hawes Spelling Variations


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Hawes Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hawes has been spelled many different ways, including Hawes, Hawe, Haugh, Haughes, Hause and others.

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Hawes Early History


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Hawes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hawes research. Another 382 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1327, and 1523 are included under the topic Early Hawes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hawes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hawes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include Stephen Hawes (died 1523), a popular English poet during the Tudor period. His best known work was "The History of...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hawes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Hawess to arrive in North America:

Hawes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edmond Hawes, who brought his wife and children to New England in 1635
  • Reginoll Hawes settled his family in Virginia in 1635
  • Anna Hawes, aged 2, landed in New England in 1635
  • Edmund Hawes, who landed in New England in 1635
  • Obediah Hawes, who arrived in New England in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hawes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Benjamin Hawes settled in Virginia in 1730
  • Peter Hawes, aged 18, landed in Pennsylvania in 1741

Hawes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Siday Hawes, who landed in New York in 1832
  • Joseph Hawes, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

Hawes Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Benjamin Hawes, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Elizabeth Hawes, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Hawes, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Sary Hawes, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Sarah Hawes, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1778

Hawes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard James Hawes arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Woodall" in 1849
  • Patrick Hawes, aged 23, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Trafalgar"
  • Ellen Hawes, aged 41, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Lady Ann"

Hawes Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mary A. Hawes, aged 25, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874
  • Edward Hawes, aged 29, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • Grace Hawes, aged 28, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • Mary J. Hawes, aged 5, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • Samuel Hawes, aged 2, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hawes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hawes (post 1700)



  • Hampton Hawes (1928-1977), American bebop and hard-bop jazz pianist
  • Elizabeth Hawes (1903-1971), American clothing designer
  • Ferdinand B. Hawes, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1904
  • George Holbrook Hawes (1904-2002), American politician, Member of Nevada State House of Representatives, 1951-55
  • George W. Hawes, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Pittsburg, 1938
  • Harry Bartow Hawes (1869-1947), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928; Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1917-18
  • Henry D. Hawes, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1860
  • Horace Hawes, American politician, U.S. Consul in Tahiti, 1847-51
  • Horace Hawes, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 5th District, 1856-57
  • John Hawes, American politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives from New Bedford; Elected 1807
  • ... (Another 36 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Hawes Historic Events


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Hawes Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Master Hawes, Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Hawes Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hawes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hawes Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 October 2016 at 15:44.

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