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Handerson Family History

Handerson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Anderson, Henderson, Sanderson, Randerson, Hankerson, Manderson

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Where is the Handerson family from?

You can see how Handerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Handerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Handerson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Handerson families living in Derbyshire. This was about 20% of all the recorded Handerson's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire and 2 other counties had the highest population of Handerson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Handerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Handerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Handerson. 69% of Handerson 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Domestic Servant
    11%
  • Waitress
    11%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    11%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Handerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handerson 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 Handerson. 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 703 military records available for the last name Handerson. For the veterans among your Handerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Handerson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Handerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Handerson in 1963 was 81, and 47 in 2004.

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