Hamar Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from several farmsteads named Hamar, from Old Norse hamarr ‘hammer’, denoting a hammer-shaped cliff or crag.

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


Similar surnames: Hammar, Hamer, Haga, Lamar, Haar, Hamm, Jamar, Hoar, Hammer, Paar

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Hamar Family Origin

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Hamar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Brick Layer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Hotel Keeper

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hamar family was Hotel Keeper. The most common Hamar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Hamar's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Layer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamar.

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Hamar Historical Records

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Hamar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Hamar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hamar in 1962 was 75, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamar

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