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Hamza Family History

Hamza Name Meaning

Muslim: from the Arabic personal name Ḥamza presumably meaning either ‘bean’ or ‘lion’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamra, Homza, Hata, Ham, Hanna, Hamel, Razza, Hamer, Hamm, Sama

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Where is the Hamza family from?

You can see how Hamza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamza family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Hamza families living in Massachusetts. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hamza's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Hamza families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hamza. 100% of Hamza men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Hamza women worked as a Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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What Hamza family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 241 census records available for the last name Hamza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamza 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 355 immigration records available for the last name Hamza. 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 132 military records available for the last name Hamza. For the veterans among your Hamza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamza lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hamza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hamza in 1955 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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