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Hamacher Name Meaning

German (Lower Rhine): occupational name for a harness and collar maker for draught animals, Middle Low German hamaker (from Middle Low German hame ‘collar’). Compare Dutch Hammaker.

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


Similar surnames: Radmacher, Amacher, Hutmacher, Hamer, Hulcher, Wascher, Schacher

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Hamacher Family Origin

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Hamacher Family Occupations

What did your Hamacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hamacher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Hamacher's were Farmers. Farmer, Miller and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamacher. A less common occupation for the Hamacher family was Bar Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Miller

    17%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Bar Keeper

    4%

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

Hamacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hamacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamacher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hamacher. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hamacher. For the veterans among your Hamacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hamacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamacher lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hamacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hamacher in 1961 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamacher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamacher ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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