Hanbury Family History

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Hanbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Staffordshire and Worcestershire named Hanbury, from Old English (æt ð?m) hean byrig ‘(at the) high fortress’. In some cases it may also be from Handborough in Oxfordshire, which is named from the Old English byname Hagena or Hana + beorg ‘hill’. Irish (mainly County Galway and County Clare): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAinmhire ‘descendant of Ainmhire’, a personal name meaning ‘very wild’, ‘warlike’.

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

Similar surnames: Banbury, Hanley, Danbury, Hansbury, Asbury, Gadbury, Albury, Bury

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Hanbury Family Origin

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Hanbury Family Occupations

What did your Hanbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Blacksmith, Annuitant and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanbury. A less common occupation for the Hanbury family was Coal Miner. The most common Hanbury occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 4% of Hanbury's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Annuitant

  • Brewer

  • Coal Miner


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

Hanbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Hanbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanbury. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Hanbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanbury lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hanbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hanbury in 1954 was 60, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanbury ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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