Hamner Family History

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Hamner Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): probably a metathesized form of Hanmer, a habitational name from Hanmer in Flintshire. Swedish (Hamnér): ornamental name from hamn ‘harbor’ + the surname suffix -ér, derived from the Latin adjectival ending -er(i)us.

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


Similar surnames: Hammer, Hamer, Hahner, Hamper, Haber, Haver, Hamler, Hagner, Hafner

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Hamner Family Origin

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Hamner Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Clerk

    25%
  • Photographer

    25%
  • Weaver

    25%

In 1881, the most common Hamner occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 25% of Hamner's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Clerk and Photographer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamner. A less common occupation for the Hamner family was Weaver.

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Hamner Historical Records

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Hamner Life Expectancy

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