Hampson Family History

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Hampson Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from the Norman personal name Hamo, Hamon (see Hammond). Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ‘descendant of Amhsach’ a byname meaning ‘mercenary soldier’ or ‘messenger’, from the adjective amhasach ‘aggressive’.

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


Similar surnames: Hanson, Hamson, Hasson, Hamon, Harmison, Tompson, Rapson, Sampson

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Hampson Family Origin

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Hampson Family Occupations

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  • Sawer

    18%
  • Butcher

    12%
  • Shoemaker

    12%
  • Store Clerk

    12%

In 1881, Sawer, Butcher and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hampson. The most common Hampson occupation in Canada was Sawer. 18% of Hampson's were Sawers. A less common occupation for the Hampson family was Store Clerk.

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Hampson Historical Records

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Hampson Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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