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Hambly Family History

Hambly Name Meaning

English (Cornwall and Devon): variant of Hamblin with -in shortened to -y.

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


Similar surnames: Hamby, Hamill, Hamel, Haxby, Hanley, Nasby, Tamblyn, Hemby, Gamble

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Where is the Hambly family from?

You can see how Hambly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hambly family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hambly families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 487 Hambly families living in Cornwall. This was about 52% of all the recorded Hambly's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Hambly families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hambly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hambly 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 Hambly. 13% of Hambly men worked as a Farmer and 70% of Hambly women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hambly were Incapacitated and Domestic 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

  • Farmer
    13%
  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Dairy Farmer
    8%
  • Incapacitated
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hambly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hambly 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hambly. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hambly. For the veterans among your Hambly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hambly lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hambly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Hambly in 1954 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

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