Hamlett Family History

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Hamlett Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): from the Norman personal name Hamelet, a double diminutive of the personal name Haimo (see Hammond).

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


Similar surnames: Hammett, Hallett, Barlett, Hamlin, Hazlett, Hewlett, Parlett, Hackett

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Hamlett Family Origin

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Hamlett Family Occupations

What did your Hamlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hamlett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Hamlett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hamlett family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamlett.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Hamlett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hamlett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamlett lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hamlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hamlett in 1947 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamlett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamlett 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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