Hemsworth Family History

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Hemsworth Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hemsworth in West Yorkshire, named from an unattested Old English personal name, Hymel, + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Hepworth, Bedsworth, Hawksworth, Wadsworth, Hainsworth, Dodsworth

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Hemsworth Family Origin

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Hemsworth Family Occupations

What did your Hemsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hemsworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Hemsworth's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemsworth. A less common occupation for the Hemsworth family was Fireman.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Boarding House

  • Fireman


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

Hemsworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Hemsworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemsworth 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hemsworth. 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 779 military records available for the last name Hemsworth. For the veterans among your Hemsworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemsworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemsworth lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hemsworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hemsworth in 1963 was 68, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemsworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemsworth 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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