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Hebron Surname Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from Hebron (Northumberland) possibly from Old English hēah ‘high’ + byrgen ‘burial place tumulus’. See also Hepburn . Czech: from the Biblical placename (II Samuel 1-3) said to mean ‘alliance’ in Hebrew.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Heron, Ebron, Helton, Henton, Hron, Herron, Hearn, Heaton, Efron

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Where is the Hebron family from?

You can see how Hebron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hebron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hebron families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 101 Hebron families living in Yorkshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hebron's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hebron families in 1891.
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What did your Hebron ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hebron. 34% of Hebron men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Hebron women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hebron were Farmer and Housewife. .

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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

  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Builders Labourer
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Domestic Servant
    6%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Housewife
    4%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hebron. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hebron. For the veterans among your Hebron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hebron lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hebron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hebron in 1958 was 36, and 66 in 2004.

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