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Hammerschmitt Family History

Hammerschmitt 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, Hammersmith, Hammerstein, Depperschmidt, Messerschmidt

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Where is the Hammerschmitt family from?

You can see how Hammerschmitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammerschmitt family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hammerschmitt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Hammerschmitt families living in Illinois. This was about 38% of all the recorded Hammerschmitt's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Hammerschmitt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hammerschmitt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hammerschmitt ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hammerschmitt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 328 census records available for the last name Hammerschmitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammerschmitt 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 79 immigration records available for the last name Hammerschmitt. 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 77 military records available for the last name Hammerschmitt. For the veterans among your Hammerschmitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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