Hembree Family History

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Hembree Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Hembr(e)y, a variant of Amery with excrescent H- (see Emery). Possibly a variant of German Hemberger. This is a common name in the southern states, notably TN and GA.

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


Similar surnames: Embree, Embrey, Sebree, Hebble, Herde, Hamblen, Cumbee, Hambel

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Hembree Family Origin

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Hembree Family Occupations

What did your Hembree ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hembree. 23% of Hembree men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Hembree women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hembree were Miner and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Spinner
    9%
  • Teacher
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hembree Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Hembree. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hembree 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Hembree. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hembree. For the veterans among your Hembree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hembree Life Expectancy

What is the average Hembree lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hembree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hembree in 1947 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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