Hamre Family History

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Hamre Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from numerous farmsteads, notably in western Norway, named Hamre, from the dative case of Old Norse hamarr ‘cliff’, ‘rock’. See Hamar.

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


Similar surnames: Halse, Homme, Hamme, Aakre, Hare, Hamer, Hamm, Hammer, Halle, Hamel

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Hamre Family Origin

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Hamre Family Occupations

What did your Hamre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Abstract Office and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamre. A less common occupation for the Hamre family was Keeping House. The most common Hamre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Hamre's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Abstract Office

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Hamre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hamre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamre 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 Hamre. 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 Hamre. For the veterans among your Hamre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hamre Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamre lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hamre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hamre in 1961 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamre 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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