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Hemphill Name Meaning

Northern Irish, originally Scottish: habitational name from a place near Galston in Ayrshire, apparently so named from Old English henep ‘hemp’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamill, Gledhill, Heaphy, Benthall, Hemming, Hampshire, Pill, Edghill

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Hemphill Family Origin

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Hemphill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hemphill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Hemphill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hemphill family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemphill.

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Hemphill Historical Records

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Hemphill Life Expectancy

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