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Haymore Family History

Haymore Name Meaning

English (chiefly South Wales): unexplained; possibly an altered form of Hamer or perhaps a habitational name from minor places in Cheshire and Somerset called Haymoor or from Haymore Farm in Shropshire.

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


Similar surnames: Hayford, Harford, Cranmore, Hamer, Wedmore, Barmore, Patmore

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Where is the Haymore family from?

You can see how Haymore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haymore family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Haymore families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Haymore families living in North Carolina. This was about 40% of all the recorded Haymore's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Haymore families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haymore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haymore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeping were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haymore. 47% of Haymore men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Haymore women worked as a Housekeeping. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haymore were Salesman and Weaver.

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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

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Weaver
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeping
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Weaver
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Haymore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haymore 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Haymore. 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 387 military records available for the last name Haymore. For the veterans among your Haymore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haymore lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Haymore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Haymore in 1954 was 57, and 58 in 2004.

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