Humerston Family History

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Humerston 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: Humeston, Hurston, Humiston, Hueston, Humberson, Burston, Harston

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Humerston Family Origin

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Humerston Family Occupations

What did your Humerston ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Company Director and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Humerston. 17% of Humerston men worked as a Company Director

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Company Director
    17%
  • Director
    17%
  • Director Turneral Turris H
    17%
  • Funeral Manager
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

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

Humerston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 256 census records available for the last name Humerston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humerston 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Humerston. 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 20 military records available for the last name Humerston. For the veterans among your Humerston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humerston Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humerston 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humerston

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