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Hammonds Name Meaning

English (Shropshire and Staffordshire): variant of Hammond with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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


Similar surnames: Hammons, Hammond, Sammons, Hamson, Timmons, Hammon, Hamons, Ammon

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Where is the Hammonds family from?

You can see how Hammonds families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammonds family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hammonds families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 248 Hammonds families living in Staffordshire. This was about 25% of all the recorded Hammonds's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Hammonds families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hammonds surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hammonds ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hammonds. 19% of Hammonds men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Hammonds women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammonds were Jobbing Gardener and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Bricklayer
    9%
  • Jobbing Gardener
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Hammonds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammonds 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 Hammonds. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Hammonds. For the veterans among your Hammonds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hammonds lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hammonds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hammonds in 1944 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

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