William Hampson

1690–

The Life of William

When William Hampson was born in 1690, his father, William Hampson, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Wild, was 43.

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William Hampson
1659–1714
Sarah Wild
1647–1727
Mary Hampson
1680–
Elizabeth Hampson
1687–
Jane Hampson
1683–
Sarah Hampson
1685–1686
William Hampson
1690–
Anne Hampson
1692–
Richard Hampson
1695–

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Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from the Norman personal name Hamo, Hamon ( see Hammond ).2 Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ‘descendant of Amhsach’ a byname meaning ‘mercenary soldier’ or ‘messenger’, from the adjective amhasach ‘aggressive’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • William Hampson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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