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Hinchcliffe Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from an unattested Old English element henge ‘steep’ + Old English clif ‘cliff’.

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


Similar surnames: Sutcliffe, Hinchliffe, Wickliffe, Stancliff, Antcliff, Cunliffe

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Hinchcliffe Family Origin

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Hinchcliffe Family Occupations

What did your Hinchcliffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hinchcliffe family was Carpet Weaver. Farmer, Musician and Artificial Flowers were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinchcliffe. The most common Hinchcliffe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Hinchcliffe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Musician

    11%
  • Artificial Flowers

    5%
  • Carpet Weaver

    5%

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

Hinchcliffe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hinchcliffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Hinchcliffe lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hinchcliffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hinchcliffe in 1951 was 49, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hinchcliffe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hinchcliffe 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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