Humble Family History

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Humble Name Meaning

English (mainly northeast): nickname for a meek or lowly person, from Middle English, Old French (h)umble (Latin humilis ‘lowly’, a derivative of humus ‘ground’). French (also Humblé): from a short pet form of the personal name Humbert.

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

Similar surnames: Humbles, Rumbley, Crumble, Hubble, Kemble, Trumble, Huddle, Gamble

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Humble Family Origin

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Humble Family Occupations

What did your Humble 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 Humble. 20% of Humble men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Humble women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Humble were Police Constable and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Police Constable

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Servant

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

Humble Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Humble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humble 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Humble. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Humble. For the veterans among your Humble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humble Life Expectancy

What is the average Humble lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Humble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Humble in 1941 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humble

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humble 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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