Humberston Family History

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Humberston Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Humberson, Humbertson, Humeston, Hurston, Humbert, Summerton

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Humberston Family Origin

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Humberston Family Occupations

What did your Humberston ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Humberston. 72% of Humberston men worked as a Builders Labourer and 74% of Humberston women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Humberston were Leyton Corporation Clerk and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    72%
  • Leyton Corporation Clerk
    29%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Household Duties
    7%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%

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

Humberston Historical Records

What Humberston family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Humberston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humberston 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Humberston. 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 211 military records available for the last name Humberston. For the veterans among your Humberston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humberston Life Expectancy

What is the average Humberston lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Humberston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Humberston in 1965 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humberston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humberston 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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