Husband Family History

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Husband Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a peasant farmer, from Middle English husband ‘tiller of the soil’, ‘husbandman’. The term (late Old English husbonda, Old Norse húsbóndi), a compound of hús ‘house’ + bóndi (see Bond) originally described a man who was head of his own household, and this may have been the sense in some of the earliest examples of the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Huband, Hustad, Husbands, Hand, Burbank, Rutland, Hetland, Housman

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Husband Family Origin

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Husband Family Occupations

What did your Husband 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 Husband. 3% of Husband men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Husband women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Husband were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Retired
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

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

Husband Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Husband Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Husband life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Husband in 1944 was 21, and 71 in 2004.

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