Hamlen Family History

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Hamlen Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Hamlin. Respelling of French Hamelin.

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


Similar surnames: Hamlyn, Hamlin, Hamley, Hamel, Hamblen, Hamlet, Hayles, Haden, Hatten

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Hamlen Family Origin

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Hamlen Family Occupations

What did your Hamlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hamlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hamlen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hamlen family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamlen.

View Census data for Hamlen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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

Hamlen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Hamlen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hamlen. 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 Hamlen. For the veterans among your Hamlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hamlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamlen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hamlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hamlen in 1955 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamlen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamlen 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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