Hambleton Family History

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Hambleton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places named Hambleton, Hambleden, or Hambledon, in particular Hambleton in Lancashire, which is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked (hill)’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Embleton, Hazleton, Halton, Hamilton, Dumbleton, Hazelton, Hampton

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Hambleton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hambleton name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hambleton Family Origin

Where is the Hambleton family from?

Hambleton Family Occupations

What did your Hambleton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hambleton family was Clerk. The most common Hambleton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Hambleton's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hambleton.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Clerk


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

Hambleton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Hambleton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hambleton 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 27,000 immigration records available for the last name Hambleton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hambleton. For the veterans among your Hambleton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hambleton Life Expectancy

What is the average Hambleton lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hambleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hambleton in 1953 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hambleton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hambleton 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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