Hemingway Family History

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Hemingway Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified minor place in West Yorkshire, probably in the parish of Halifax, to judge by the distribution of early occurrences of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Henshaw, Hemming, Longway, Ledingham, Hemmingway, Eminger, Remington

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Hemingway Family Origin

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Hemingway Family Occupations

What did your Hemingway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hemingway family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemingway. The most common Hemingway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hemingway's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Hemingway Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hemingway Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemingway lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hemingway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hemingway in 1956 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemingway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemingway 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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