Hames Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hames Hall in Papcastle, Cumbria, named from the plural of northern Middle English hame ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamel, Hamer, Hayes, Ames, Thames, James, Hales, Eames, Game, Haymes

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Hames Family Origin

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Hames Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • School

    35%
  • Student

    9%
  • Clergyman

    4%

In 1881, the most common Hames occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Hames's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hames. A less common occupation for the Hames family was Clergyman.

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Hames Historical Records

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Hames Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Hames life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hames in 1945 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hames

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