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Hamshire Family History

Hamshire Name Meaning

see Hampshire .

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


Similar surnames: Hampshire, Abshire, Hamsher, Lampshire, Yamashiro, Hashim, Bashore

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Where is the Hamshire family from?

You can see how Hamshire families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamshire family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hamshire families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 24 Hamshire families living in London. This was about 34% of all the recorded Hamshire's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Hamshire families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamshire surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamshire ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hamshire. 50% of Hamshire men worked as a Baker and 100% of Hamshire women worked as an Unpaid 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

  • Baker
    50%
  • Gardener
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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What Hamshire family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hamshire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamshire 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 121 immigration records available for the last name Hamshire. 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 150 military records available for the last name Hamshire. For the veterans among your Hamshire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamshire lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Hamshire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hamshire in 1963 was 74, and 81 in 2001.

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