Hemmen Family History

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Hemmen Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metronymic from the female Germanic personal name Imma, Emma.

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

Similar surnames: Hammen, Hemmer, Hempen, Hermes, Lemmen, Hemme, Hemmes, Lemme, Hermsen

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Hemmen Family Origin

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Hemmen Family Occupations

What did your Hemmen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemmen. The most common Hemmen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hemmen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hemmen family was Work In Shoe Shop.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Work In Shoe Shop


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

Hemmen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hemmen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemmen 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 353 immigration records available for the last name Hemmen. 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 819 military records available for the last name Hemmen. For the veterans among your Hemmen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemmen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemmen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hemmen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hemmen in 1963 was 86, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemmen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemmen 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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