Hammann Family History

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Hammann Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German hoveman, status name for a farmer who owned his own land as opposed to holding it by rent or feudal obligation, from hove ‘settlement’, ‘farm’, ‘court’ + man ‘man’. German: from an assimilated form of Hanemann, from an aphetic form of the personal name Johann(es) + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Ammann, Dammann, Haumann, Hamann, Heumann, Karmann, Hagemann

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Hammann Family Origin

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Hammann Family Occupations

What did your Hammann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hammann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hammann's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammann. A less common occupation for the Hammann family was Boatman.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Tailor

  • Boatman


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

Hammann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hammann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hammann. 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 Hammann. For the veterans among your Hammann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammann Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hammann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hammann in 1955 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammann 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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