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Hulme Family History

Hulme Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire) and Scottish: variant spelling of Holme.

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

Similar surnames: Holme, Helme, Hume, Hulse, Hulm, Rule, Hulit, Culmer, Helle, Holm

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Where is the Hulme family from?

You can see how Hulme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hulme family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hulme families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Hulme families living in Tennessee. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hulme's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Hulme families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hulme surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hulme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hulme. 13% of Hulme men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Hulme women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hulme were Machinist and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 79,000 census records available for the last name Hulme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hulme census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Hulme. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Hulme. For the veterans among your Hulme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hulme lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hulme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hulme in 1953 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

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