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Hammaker Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Hamaker or German Hammacher (see Hamacher ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Haymaker, Hamacher, Hamer, Wanamaker, Hammer, Hacker, Shumaker

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Where is the Hammaker family from?

You can see how Hammaker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammaker family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hammaker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Hammaker families living in British Columbia. This was about 58% of all the recorded Hammaker's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Hammaker families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hammaker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hammaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hammaker. 44% of Hammaker men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Hammaker women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammaker were Farmer and Salesman. .

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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

  • Laborer
    44%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Painter
    9%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    37%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Salesman
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hammaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammaker 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 113 immigration records available for the last name Hammaker. 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 618 military records available for the last name Hammaker. For the veterans among your Hammaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hammaker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hammaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hammaker in 1959 was 71, and 88 in 2004.

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