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Hamlet Family History

Hamlet Name Meaning
English: variant of Hamlett.

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

106,863 Historical Documents with Hamlet on Ancestry.com
32,149 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,912 Military Records
1,215 Immigration Records
22,540 Census and Voter Lists
47,047 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hamlet Families

  • Number of Hamlet families
     53 - 103
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hamlet families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hamlet last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hamlet census records

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Hamlet Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hamlet families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Hamlet Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hamlet families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hamlet

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hamlet Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hamlet census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hamlet ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Hamlet Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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