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Hammerschlag Family History

Hammerschlag Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hammerschmidt, Hammersley, Rumschlag, Hemmerich, Hammerstein

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Where is the Hammerschlag family from?

You can see how Hammerschlag families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammerschlag family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Hammerschlag families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Hammerschlag families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Hammerschlag's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hammerschlag families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hammerschlag surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hammerschlag ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Refugee was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hammerschlag. 100% of Hammerschlag women worked as a Refugee. .

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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

  • Refugee
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hammerschlag. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammerschlag 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hammerschlag. 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 412 military records available for the last name Hammerschlag. For the veterans among your Hammerschlag ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hammerschlag lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Hammerschlag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hammerschlag in 1960 was 81, and 65 in 2003.

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