Hambly Family History

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Hambly Name Meaning

from the Norman personal name Hameley, a double diminutive of Hamo (see Hammond). habitational name from Hamly Bridge in Chiddingly, Sussex, named from an Old English personal name Eamba + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Hamby, Hamill, Hamel, Haxby, Hanley, Nasby, Tamblyn, Hemby, Gamble

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Hambly Family Origin

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Hambly Family Occupations

What did your Hambly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hambly. The most common Hambly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Hambly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hambly family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Hambly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hambly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hambly 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hambly. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hambly. For the veterans among your Hambly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hambly Life Expectancy

What is the average Hambly lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hambly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Hambly in 1954 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hambly 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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