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Handstock Family History

Handstock 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: Haddock, Fahnestock, Hancock, Ailstock, Sandrock, Hadlock, Binstock

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Where is the Handstock family from?

You can see how Handstock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Handstock family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Handstock families were found in USA in 1880, and United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Handstock family living in London. This was about 33% of all the recorded Handstock's in United Kingdom. London and 2 other counties had the highest population of Handstock families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Handstock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Handstock ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Handstock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 106 census records available for the last name Handstock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handstock 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Handstock. 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 14 military records available for the last name Handstock. For the veterans among your Handstock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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