Hembree Family History

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Hembree Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Hembr(e)y, a variant of Amery with excrescent H- (see Emery). Possibly a variant of German Hemberger. This is a common name in the southern states, notably TN and GA.

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

Similar surnames: Embree, Embrey, Sebree, Hebble, Herde, Hamblen, Cumbee, Hambel

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Hembree Family Origin

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Hembree Family Occupations

What did your Hembree ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hembree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Hembree's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hembree family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hembree.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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Hembree Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hembree. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hembree 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hembree. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hembree. For the veterans among your Hembree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hembree Life Expectancy

What is the average Hembree lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hembree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hembree in 1947 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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