Hamlet Family History

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Hamlet Name Meaning

English: variant of Hamlett.

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


Similar surnames: Hamblet, Hallet, Hamlen, Hamley, Hamlett, Barlet, Hamblen, Hamel

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Hamlet Family Origin

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Hamlet Family Occupations

What did your Hamlet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamlet. A less common occupation for the Hamlet family was Farming. The most common Hamlet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hamlet's were Farmers.

View Census data for Hamlet | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Hamlet Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hamlet Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamlet lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hamlet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hamlet in 1948 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamlet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamlet 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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