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Himton Family History

Himton Surname 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: Hilton, Hinton, Simon, Linton, Hatton, Holton, Halton, Chilton

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Where is the Himton family from?

You can see how Himton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Himton family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Himton families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Himton family living in Derbyshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Himton's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire had the highest population of Himton families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Himton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Himton ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 149 census records available for the last name Himton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Himton 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 30 immigration records available for the last name Himton. 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 22 military records available for the last name Himton. For the veterans among your Himton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Himton lifespan?

Average Himton life expectancy in 1974 was 64 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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