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Hamon Family History

Hamon Surname Meaning

Breton French and English (Channel Islands): from the Breton Old French Middle English personal name Hamon the oblique case form of the ancient Germanic Ha(i)mo a short form of various compound names beginning with haim ‘home’. See also Hammond .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Damon, Amon, Hamons, Salmon, Hammon, Lhamon, Lamon, Hamson, Hymon

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Where is the Hamon family from?

You can see how Hamon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hamon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 50 Hamon families living in Quebec. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hamon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Hamon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hamon. 38% of Hamon men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Hamon women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hamon were Laborer and Bookkeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Income
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Hamon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hamon. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hamon. For the veterans among your Hamon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamon lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hamon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hamon in 1949 was 65, and 72 in 2004.

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