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Hammes Family History

Hammes Name Meaning
Dutch: from an altered form of Hannes, a short form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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

50,056 Historical Documents with Hammes on Ancestry.com
20,664 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,140 Military Records
668 Immigration Records
6,418 Census and Voter Lists
21,166 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hammes Families

  • Number of Hammes families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hammes families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hammes last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hammes Family Origin

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Hammes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hammes

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Hammes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hammes census records

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Hammes Civil War Service Records

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