Humberstone Family History

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Humberstone 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, Silverstone

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Humberstone Family Origin

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Humberstone Family Occupations

What did your Humberstone ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Humberstone. 16% of Humberstone men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Humberstone women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Humberstone were Carpenter joiner and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    16%
  • Retired
    12%
  • Builders Labourer
    9%
  • Carpenter joiner
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Home Duties
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

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

Humberstone Historical Records

What Humberstone family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Humberstone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humberstone 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 972 immigration records available for the last name Humberstone. 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 961 military records available for the last name Humberstone. For the veterans among your Humberstone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humberstone Life Expectancy

What is the average Humberstone lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Humberstone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Humberstone in 1963 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humberstone

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humberstone 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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