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Hamann Name Meaning

German (also found in Denmark): from a much reduced form of the personal name Johannes (see John) + Mann ‘man’, i.e. ‘John’s man (servant)’.

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


Similar surnames: Hammann, Homann, Haumann, Heumann, Harman, Demann, Ohlmann, Hartmann

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Where is the Hamann family from?

You can see how Hamann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hamann families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 83 Hamann families living in Iowa. This was about 17% of all the recorded Hamann's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Hamann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hamann. 31% of Hamann men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Hamann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hamann were Farm Laborer and Clerk.

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Hamann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamann 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Hamann. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Hamann. For the veterans among your Hamann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamann lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hamann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hamann in 1944 was 22, and 77 in 2004.

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