Hindsman Family History

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Hindsman Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin: probably English: occupational name for a servant’s servant, from Hind + man.

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

Similar surnames: Huntsman, Hyndman, Kidman, Hudman, Hodgman, Horsman, Inman, Herdman

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Hindsman Family Origin

Where is the Hindsman family from?

Hindsman Family Occupations

What did your Hindsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hindsman. A less common occupation for the Hindsman family was Butcher. The most common Hindsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hindsman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher


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

Hindsman Historical Records

What Hindsman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hindsman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hindsman 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Hindsman. 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 270 military records available for the last name Hindsman. For the veterans among your Hindsman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hindsman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hindsman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hindsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Hindsman in 1963 was 85, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hindsman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hindsman 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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