Hamby Family History

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Hamby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hanby near Welton le Marsh, in Lincolnshire, which is named from the Old Norse personal name Hundi + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. Perhaps an altered spelling of French Hambye, a habitational name from a place in Manche.

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

Similar surnames: Haxby, Hemby, Hambly, Mumby, Saxby, Carby, Raby, Hamer, Canby, Hobby

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Hamby Family Origin

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Hamby Family Occupations

What did your Hamby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hamby. 22% of Hamby men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Hamby women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hamby were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • Teacher

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

Hamby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Hamby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamby 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hamby. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Hamby. For the veterans among your Hamby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hamby Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hamby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hamby in 1943 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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