Hemby Family History

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Hemby Name Meaning

English: most probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, presumably named with Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’ and an unexplained first element.

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


Similar surnames: Hamby, Cumby, Shelby, Denby, Demby, Selby, Beeby, Welby, Mumby, Hobby

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Hemby Family Origin

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Hemby Family Occupations

What did your Hemby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hemby occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 50% of Hemby's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hemby.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Coal Miner

    50%

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

Hemby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hemby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hemby. 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 Hemby. For the veterans among your Hemby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemby Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemby lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hemby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hemby in 1951 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemby 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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