Humber Family History

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Humber Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called from their situation on a stream with this name. Humber is a common prehistoric river name, of uncertain origin and meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Huber, Homberg, Zuber, Hamer, Haber, Hober, Summer, Hammer, Huffer

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Humber Family Origin

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Humber Family Occupations

What did your Humber ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Framework Knitter

    3%

In 1881, Carpenter, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Humber. A less common occupation for the Humber family was Framework Knitter. The most common Humber occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 11% of Humber's were Carpenters.

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Humber Historical Records

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Humber Life Expectancy

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Famous Humber Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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