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

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Hamby Family Origin

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Hamby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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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Hamby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamby

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