Habersham Family History

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Habersham Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): metonymic occupational name for a maker of habergeons, Middle English, Old French haubergeon. The habergeon was a sleeveless jacket of mail or scale armor, which was also worn for penance.

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

Similar surnames: Harpham, Braham, Perham, Abraham, Beckham, Gresham, Haberstroh

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Habersham Family Origin

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Habersham Family Occupations

What did your Habersham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Habersham. A less common occupation for the Habersham family was Farm Labor. The most common Habersham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Habersham's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Engineer

  • Farm Labor


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

Habersham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Habersham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Habersham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Habersham. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Habersham. For the veterans among your Habersham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Habersham Life Expectancy

What is the average Habersham lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Habersham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Habersham in 1958 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Habersham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Habersham 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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