Hunting Family History

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Hunting Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Old English hunting, a derivative of huntian ‘to hunt’.

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

Similar surnames: Bunting, Harting, Hunton, Hunnings, Hasting, Henning, Burling, Unwin

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Hunting Family Origin

Where is the Hunting family from?

Hunting Family Occupations

What did your Hunting ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hunting occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 6% of Hunting's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Veterinary Surgeon and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunting. A less common occupation for the Hunting family was Farmer.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Veterinary Surgeon

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hunting ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hunting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Hunting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunting 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 Hunting. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hunting. For the veterans among your Hunting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunting Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunting lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hunting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hunting in 1962 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunting 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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