Handyside Family History

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Handyside Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Handyside, a place in Berwickshire named with Middle English hanging + side ‘slope’, i.e. a natural shelf on a hillside, or possibly a place where executions were carried out.

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

Similar surnames: Garside, Woodside, Dandridge, Holdridge, Dansie, Hanline, Sandridge

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Handyside Family Origin

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Handyside Family Occupations

What did your Handyside ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Handyside occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Handyside's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handyside. A less common occupation for the Handyside family was Grocer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Grocer


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

Handyside Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Handyside. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handyside 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Handyside. 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 841 military records available for the last name Handyside. For the veterans among your Handyside ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Handyside Life Expectancy

What is the average Handyside lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Handyside life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Handyside in 1952 was 54, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Handyside

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handyside 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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