Hemming Family History

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Hemming Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands), Scottish, and Swedish: from the Old Norse personal name Hemingr, of uncertain origin, apparently related to hemingr ‘skin on the hind legs of an animal’. German (Frisian): patronymic from Hemme 1. French: habitational name from Heming in Moselle.

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

Similar surnames: Henning, Demming, Helming, Cumming, Hedding, Helling, Herring

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Hemming Family Origin

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Hemming Family Occupations

What did your Hemming ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hemming. 20% of Hemming men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Hemming women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hemming were Foreman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Accountant
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Income
  • Boardering
  • Clerk

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

Hemming Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Hemming. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemming 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Hemming. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hemming. For the veterans among your Hemming ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemming Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemming lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hemming life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hemming in 1960 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemming

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemming 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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