Humby Family History

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Humby 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: Hubby, Hamby, Cumby, Hemby, Mumby, Husby, Humke, Human, Gunby, Humm

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Humby Family Origin

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Humby Family Occupations

What did your Humby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Humby. 12% of Humby men worked as an Incapacitated and 75% of Humby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Humby were Motor Driver and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
    12%
  • Bank Clerk
    8%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    8%
  • Motor Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%

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

Humby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Humby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humby 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Humby. 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 966 military records available for the last name Humby. For the veterans among your Humby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humby Life Expectancy

What is the average Humby lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Humby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Humby in 1965 was 77, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humby 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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