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Hammerstaedt Family History

Hammerstaedt 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: Hammerstein, Halberstadt, Halverstadt, Wallerstedt, Hammerschmidt

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Where is the Hammerstaedt family from?

You can see how Hammerstaedt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammerstaedt family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Hammerstaedt families living in Iowa. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hammerstaedt's in USA. Iowa and 1 other state had the highest population of Hammerstaedt families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hammerstaedt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hammerstaedt ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 75 census records available for the last name Hammerstaedt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammerstaedt 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Hammerstaedt. 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 24 military records available for the last name Hammerstaedt. For the veterans among your Hammerstaedt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hammerstaedt lifespan?

Between 1986 and 2004, in the United States, Hammerstaedt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hammerstaedt in 1986 was 86, and 73 in 2004.

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