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Hambridge Family History

Hambridge Name Meaning

perhaps from Hambridge (Somerset) though this is uncertain as no medieval forms of the place-name or surname have been found.The place-name may derive from Middle English hamm ‘enclosure water meadow’ + brigge ‘bridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Cambridge, Walbridge, Hatridge, Asbridge, Bridge, Partridge

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Where is the Hambridge family from?

You can see how Hambridge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hambridge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hambridge families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 56 Hambridge families living in London. This was about 25% of all the recorded Hambridge's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hambridge families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hambridge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hambridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hambridge. 17% of Hambridge men worked as a Builders Labourer and 72% of Hambridge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hambridge were Labourer 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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    17%
  • Incapacitated
    17%
  • Retired
    12%
  • Labourer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Worker
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hambridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hambridge 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 667 immigration records available for the last name Hambridge. 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 412 military records available for the last name Hambridge. For the veterans among your Hambridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hambridge lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Hambridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hambridge in 1963 was 63, and 84 in 2003.

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