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Hansbury Family History

Hansbury Name Meaning

English and Irish: habitational name from an unidentified place. Possibly an altered form of Hanbury.

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


Similar surnames: Hanbury, Banbury, Asbury, Sainsbury, Salsbury, Hansford, Malsbury

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Where is the Hansbury family from?

You can see how Hansbury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hansbury family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hansbury families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 34 Hansbury families living in Lancashire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hansbury's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Hansbury families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hansbury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hansbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hansbury. 40% of Hansbury men worked as a Colliery Hewer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    40%
  • Upholsterer ( Master)
    20%
  • General Labourer
    20%
  • Upholsterer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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What Hansbury family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hansbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansbury 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Hansbury. 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 Cards

There are 612 military records available for the last name Hansbury. For the veterans among your Hansbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hansbury lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hansbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hansbury in 1963 was 82, and 87 in 2004.

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