Hunsley Family History

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Hunsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from High and Low Hunsley in East Yorkshire, named with an unattested Old English personal name Hund ‘hound’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘glade’.

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

Similar surnames: Hansley, Hensley, Huntley, Hughley, Hanley, Tinsley, Hemsley, Huxley

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Hunsley Family Origin

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Hunsley Family Occupations

What did your Hunsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Expressman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hunsley. The most common Hunsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Hunsley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hunsley family was House Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Expressman

  • House Carpenter


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

Hunsley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hunsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunsley 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 462 immigration records available for the last name Hunsley. 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 488 military records available for the last name Hunsley. For the veterans among your Hunsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunsley lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hunsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hunsley in 1950 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunsley 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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