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Hambley Family History

Hambley Name Meaning

English: variant of Hambly .

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


Similar surnames: Hamley, Hamblen, Hamblet, Chambley, Hamlen, Hamblett, Hayley, Haisley

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Where is the Hambley family from?

You can see how Hambley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hambley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hambley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 106 Hambley families living in Cornwall. This was about 27% of all the recorded Hambley's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Hambley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hambley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hambley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hambley. 16% of Hambley men worked as a Farmer and 78% of Hambley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hambley were Builder Master and Incapacitated. .

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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

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Cotton Weaver
    11%
  • Horseman Farm
    11%
  • Builder Master
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Cotton Weaver
    3%
  • Cook
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hambley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hambley 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 Hambley. 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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Draft Cards

There are 932 military records available for the last name Hambley. For the veterans among your Hambley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hambley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hambley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hambley in 1953 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

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