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Hattersley Family History

Hattersley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hattersley in Cheshire, named from an unexplained first element (perhaps the genitive case of Old English heahdeor ‘stag’) + Old English leah ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Eckersley, Adderley, Satterlee, Battersby, Tattersall, Tankersley

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Where is the Hattersley family from?

You can see how Hattersley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hattersley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Hattersley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there was 1 Hattersley family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Hattersley's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hattersley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hattersley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hattersley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hattersley. 16% of Hattersley men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Hattersley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hattersley were Joiner and Unpaid Domestic.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    16%
  • Lorry Driver
    8%
  • Colliery Hewer Heavy Worker
    6%
  • Joiner
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hattersley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hattersley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hattersley. 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 Cards

There are 947 military records available for the last name Hattersley. For the veterans among your Hattersley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hattersley lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hattersley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hattersley in 1958 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

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