Hemme Family History

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Hemme Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Hemmert derived from a Germanic compound name formed with heim ‘home’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘illustrious’. possibly a habitational name from a place called Hemme in Holstein.

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

Similar surnames: Homme, Hemmes, Hemmer, Demme, Gemme, Hemm, Temme, Emm, Hegge, Hermes

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Hemme Family Origin

Where is the Hemme family from?

Hemme Family Occupations

What did your Hemme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hemme occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Hemme's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hemme family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemme.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Bakery

  • Blacksmith


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

Hemme Historical Records

What Hemme family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hemme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemme 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 625 immigration records available for the last name Hemme. 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 838 military records available for the last name Hemme. For the veterans among your Hemme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemme Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemme lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hemme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hemme in 1951 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemme 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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