Hammen Family History

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Hammen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name, such as Hadumar or Hammingus, or from Hamo, a short form of a name derived from an element cognate with Gothic hamon ‘to cover’, ‘to clothe’ and modern German Hemd ‘shirt’.

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

Similar surnames: Hemmen, Hammes, Mammen, Dammen, Hammer, Hammann, Hammel, Harten

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Hammen Family Origin

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Hammen Family Occupations

What did your Hammen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hammen. 13% of Hammen men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hammen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammen were Salesman and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Housemaid
  • Seamstress

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

Hammen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hammen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammen 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 773 immigration records available for the last name Hammen. 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 686 military records available for the last name Hammen. For the veterans among your Hammen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hammen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hammen in 1956 was 55, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammen 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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