Bembury Family History

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Bembury Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Embury, Bembry, Banbury, Beury, Newbury, Lemburg, Embry, Seabury

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Bembury Family Origin

Where is the Bembury family from?

Bembury Family Occupations

What did your Bembury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Agent were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bembury. 30% of Bembury men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Bembury women worked as an Agent. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bembury were Deliveryman and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Add Phs
    12%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Deliveryman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Agent
    15%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Housework
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bembury Historical Records

What Bembury family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 217 census records available for the last name Bembury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bembury 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Bembury. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 56 military records available for the last name Bembury. For the veterans among your Bembury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bembury Life Expectancy

What is the average Bembury lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bembury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bembury in 1963 was 70, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bembury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bembury 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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