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Hammann Surname Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German hoveman status name for a farmer who owned his own land as opposed to holding it by rent or feudal obligation from hove ‘settlement farm court’ + man ‘man’. German: from an assimilated form of Hanemann from a shortened form of the personal name Johann(es) + Middle High German man ‘man’. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German ham ‘enclosed piece of land’. German: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Hamm mainly in northwestern Germany and Luxembourg.

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

Similar surnames: Ammann, Dammann, Haumann, Hamann, Heumann, Karmann, Hagemann

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Where is the Hammann family from?

You can see how Hammann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hammann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Hammann families living in Kent. This was about 43% of all the recorded Hammann's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Hammann families in 1891.
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What did your Hammann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hammann. 24% of Hammann men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Hammann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammann were Clerk and Teacher. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Typist
  • Teacher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Hammann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hammann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hammann in 1955 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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