Hanbury Family History
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Hanbury Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places in Staffordshire and Worcestershire named Hanbury, from Old English (æt ð?m) hean byrig ‘(at the) high fortress’. In some cases it may also be from Handborough in Oxfordshire, which is named from the Old English byname Hagena or Hana + beorg ‘hill’. Irish (mainly County Galway and County Clare): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAinmhire ‘descendant of Ainmhire’, a personal name meaning ‘very wild’, ‘warlike’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Banbury, Hanley, Danbury, Hansbury, Asbury, Gadbury, Albury, Bury