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Hemmerich Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Hemmerich in the Rhineland or from any of several places called Hemberg or Heimberg with dialect alteration. German and Dutch: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements haim ‘home’ + rīc ‘power rule’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Emmerich, Hemmer, Heinrich, Helfrich, Herdrich, Heidrich, Helmreich

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Where is the Hemmerich family from?

You can see how Hemmerich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hemmerich family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hemmerich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Hemmerich families living in New York. This was about 57% of all the recorded Hemmerich's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hemmerich families in 1880.
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What did your Hemmerich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hemmerich. 50% of Hemmerich men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Hemmerich women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Chemist
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hemmerich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemmerich 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Hemmerich. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 812 military records available for the last name Hemmerich. For the veterans among your Hemmerich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hemmerich lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hemmerich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hemmerich in 1964 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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