Hampson Family History

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Hampson Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from the Norman personal name Hamo, Hamon (see Hammond). Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ‘descendant of Amhsach’ a byname meaning ‘mercenary soldier’ or ‘messenger’, from the adjective amhasach ‘aggressive’.

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

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Hampson Family Origin

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Hampson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Hatter

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hampson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Hampson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hampson family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Hatter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hampson.

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Hampson Historical Records

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Hampson Life Expectancy

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