Hamby Family History

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Hamby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hanby near Welton le Marsh, in Lincolnshire, which is named from the Old Norse personal name Hundi + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. Perhaps an altered spelling of French Hambye, a habitational name from a place in Manche.

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


Similar surnames: Haxby, Hemby, Hambly, Mumby, Saxby, Carby, Raby, Hamer, Canby, Hobby

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Hamby Family Origin

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Hamby Family Occupations

What did your Hamby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hamby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Hamby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hamby family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamby.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Hamby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hamby Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamby lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hamby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hamby in 1943 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamby 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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