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Hamaker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a harness and collar maker for horses and other (draught) animals possibly also a saddle maker from a compound of haam ‘stable gear saddlery collar’ and maker an agent noun from maken ‘to make’.

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


Similar surnames: Ramaker, Amaker, Hammaker, Hamacher, Hamer, Spraker, Hamsher, Hammer

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Where is the Hamaker family from?

You can see how Hamaker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamaker family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hamaker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Hamaker families living in London. This was about 56% of all the recorded Hamaker's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hamaker families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamaker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hamaker. 26% of Hamaker men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Hamaker women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hamaker were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hamaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamaker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 491 immigration records available for the last name Hamaker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hamaker. For the veterans among your Hamaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamaker lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hamaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hamaker in 1955 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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