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Humble Family History

Humble Name Meaning
English (mainly northeast): nickname for a meek or lowly person, from Middle English, Old French (h)umble (Latin humilis ‘lowly’, a derivative of humus ‘ground’).French (also Humblé): from a short pet form of the personal name Humbert.

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

248,930 Historical Documents with Humble on Ancestry.com
66,061 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,628 Military Records
3,438 Immigration Records
38,634 Census and Voter Lists
135,169 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Humble Families

  • Number of Humble families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Humble families
     273 - 544
     92 - 272
     1 - 91
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Humble families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Humble census records

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Humble Family Origin

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Humble Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Humble families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Humble

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Humble Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Humble census records

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Humble Civil War Service Records

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