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Hanmer Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from a place in Flintshire (now part of Clwyd), named with the Old English personal name Hagena + mere ‘lake’, ‘pond’.

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


Similar surnames: Harmer, Hamer, Hanger, Hammer, Hanley, Haner, Balmer, Mander, Hamel

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Hanmer Family Origin

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Hanmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • School

    33%
  • Hotel Keeper

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanmer. A less common occupation for the Hanmer family was Carpenter. The most common Hanmer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Hanmer's were Farmers.

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Hanmer Historical Records

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Hanmer Life Expectancy

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