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Hamelink Family History

Hamelink Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic derivative of the medieval personal name Hamel, a pet form of Amalric, composed of the Germanic elements amal ‘strength’, ‘vigor’ + ric ‘power’. Compare Amelung.

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


Similar surnames: Harmeling, Hagelin, Gamelin, Amelung, Huenink, Helin, Harlin, Hamel

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Where is the Hamelink family from?

You can see how Hamelink families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamelink family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hamelink families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Hamelink families living in Ohio. This was about 90% of all the recorded Hamelink's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hamelink families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamelink surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamelink ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hamelink. 24% of Hamelink men worked as a Laborer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    18%
  • Printer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    100%
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What Hamelink family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 642 census records available for the last name Hamelink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamelink census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 298 immigration records available for the last name Hamelink. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 72 military records available for the last name Hamelink. For the veterans among your Hamelink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamelink lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Hamelink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hamelink in 1965 was 77, and 91 in 2004.

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