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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

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Hanbury Family Origin

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Hanbury Family Occupations

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In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hanbury. 34% of Hanbury men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Contractor
    17%
  • Machinist
    17%

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

Hanbury Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hanbury. For the veterans among your Hanbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanbury Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hanbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hanbury in 1954 was 60, and 63 in 2004.

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