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Hinsdale Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Hindle a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Dinsdale, Hindle, Dimsdale, Lonsdale, Iredale, Tindall, Hindley

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Where is the Hinsdale family from?

You can see how Hinsdale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hinsdale family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hinsdale families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Hinsdale families living in Yorkshire. This was about 75% of all the recorded Hinsdale's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hinsdale families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hinsdale surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hinsdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hinsdale. 34% of Hinsdale men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hinsdale women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hinsdale were Foreman and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Salesman
    23%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Foreman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hinsdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinsdale 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 650 immigration records available for the last name Hinsdale. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hinsdale. For the veterans among your Hinsdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hinsdale lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hinsdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hinsdale in 1960 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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