Huntsman Family History

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Huntsman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a hunter or a huntsman’s servant. The second element is Middle English man ‘man’, ‘servant’, while the first is either from Old English hunta ‘hunter’ or Middle English hunte ‘a hunt’. In some cases it is probably from an unattested Old English personal name, Huntmann (a compound of hunta ‘hunter’ + mann ‘man’).

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


Similar surnames: Dunstan, Hindsman, Hyndman, Horsman, Putman, Heathman, Hulsman

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Huntsman Family Origin

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Huntsman Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    16%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Anuitant

    5%
  • Breeches Maker Emply 13 Men & 1 Boy

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Huntsman family was Breeches Maker Emply 13 Men & 1 Boy. Annuitant, Farmer and Anuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huntsman. The most common Huntsman occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 16% of Huntsman's were Annuitants.

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Huntsman Historical Records

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Huntsman Life Expectancy

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