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Hammers Family History

Hammers Name Meaning

German and Dutch: genitivized form of Hammer

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

Similar surnames: Hammer, Hamer, Wimmers, Hamberg, Cammer, Lamers, Lammers, Hammerle

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Where is the Hammers family from?

You can see how Hammers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hammers families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 13 Hammers families living in Staffordshire. This was about 20% of all the recorded Hammers's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Hammers families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hammers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hammers ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hammers. 100% of Hammers women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hammers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammers 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 748 immigration records available for the last name Hammers. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hammers. For the veterans among your Hammers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hammers lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hammers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Hammers in 1952 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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