Hamsher Family History

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Hamsher Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hampshire.

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

Similar surnames: Homsher, Asher, Hamer, Haisler, Hammer, Washer, Hasher, Haisten

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Hamsher Family Origin

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Hamsher Family Occupations

What did your Hamsher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamsher. A less common occupation for the Hamsher family was Bricklayer. The most common Hamsher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hamsher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Bricklayer


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

Hamsher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hamsher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamsher 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Hamsher. 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 560 military records available for the last name Hamsher. For the veterans among your Hamsher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hamsher Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamsher lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hamsher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hamsher in 1945 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamsher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamsher 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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