Hammaker Family History

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Hammaker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Haemmaker ‘harness maker’, from haeme ‘horse collar,’ or altered spelling of German Hammacher. Compare German Hamacher.

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


Similar surnames: Haymaker, Hamacher, Hamer, Wanamaker, Hammer, Hacker, Shumaker

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Hammaker Family Origin

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Hammaker Family Occupations

What did your Hammaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammaker. The most common Hammaker occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Hammaker's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Hammaker family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hammaker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hammaker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hammaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammaker 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hammaker. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hammaker. For the veterans among your Hammaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammaker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hammaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hammaker in 1959 was 71, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammaker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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