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Hattersley Family History

Hattersley Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Hattersley (Cheshire). The placename may derive from a shortened form of Old English hēah-dēor ‘stag deer’ (genitive hēah-dēores) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Eckersley, Adderley, Satterlee, Battersby, Tattersall, Tankersley

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Where is the Hattersley family from?

You can see how Hattersley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hattersley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Hattersley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 15 Hattersley families living in Missouri. This was about 52% of all the recorded Hattersley's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Hattersley families in 1880.
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What did your Hattersley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Telephone Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hattersley. 43% of Hattersley men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Hattersley women worked as a Telephone Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Manager
    15%
  • Agent
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Telephone Operator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hattersley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hattersley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hattersley. 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 Cards

There are 947 military records available for the last name Hattersley. For the veterans among your Hattersley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hattersley lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hattersley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hattersley in 1958 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

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