Humble Family History

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Humble Name Meaning

English (mainly northeast): nickname for a meek or lowly person, from Middle English, Old French (h)umble (Latin humilis ‘lowly’, a derivative of humus ‘ground’). French (also Humblé): from a short pet form of the personal name Humbert.

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


Similar surnames: Humbles, Rumbley, Crumble, Hubble, Kemble, Trumble, Huddle, Gamble

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Humble Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Humble name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Humble. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Humble Family Origin

Where is the Humble family from?

Humble Family Occupations

What did your Humble ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Humble occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Humble's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Humble family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Humble.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Humble Historical Records

What Humble family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Humble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humble 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Humble. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Humble. For the veterans among your Humble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humble Life Expectancy

What is the average Humble lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Humble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Humble in 1941 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humble

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humble 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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