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Hambleton Family History

Hambleton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places called Hambleton (Lancashire Yorkshire) Hambleton Hill Black Hambleton (North Yorkshire) Upper Hambleton (Rutland) Hambleden (Buckinghamshire) or Hambledon (Hampshire Surrey) Hambledon Hill (Dorset) Great Hameldon (Lancashire) or Hamilton (Leicestershire) in particular Hambleton in Lancashire which is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked (hill)’ + tūn ‘enclosure settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Embleton, Hazleton, Halton, Hamilton, Dumbleton, Hazelton, Hampton

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Where is the Hambleton family from?

You can see how Hambleton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hambleton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hambleton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 311 Hambleton families living in Staffordshire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Hambleton's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Hambleton families in 1891.
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What did your Hambleton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hambleton. 20% of Hambleton men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Hambleton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hambleton were Bricklayer and Unpaid Household Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Gardener
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Household Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 27,000 immigration records available for the last name Hambleton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hambleton. For the veterans among your Hambleton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hambleton lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hambleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hambleton in 1953 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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