Hamiter Family History

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Hamiter Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German hamit, heimit ‘enclosure’, ‘clearing’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant; also a habitational name for someone from any of several small places named Hamet(en) in Bavaria and Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Halter, Hammer, Holter, Habiger, Hamer, Hayer, Haueter, Haider

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Hamiter Family Origin

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Hamiter Family Occupations

What did your Hamiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Coach Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamiter. A less common occupation for the Hamiter family was Dentist. The most common Hamiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hamiter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Coach Factory

    8%
  • Dentist

    8%

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

Hamiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hamiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamiter 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 Hamiter. 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 Hamiter. For the veterans among your Hamiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hamiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamiter lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hamiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Hamiter in 1964 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamiter 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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