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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

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  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Brewer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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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Hanbury Historical Records

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Hanbury Life Expectancy

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