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Hammann Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German hoveman, status name for a farmer who owned his own land as opposed to holding it by rent or feudal obligation, from hove ‘settlement’, ‘farm’, ‘court’ + man ‘man’. German: from an assimilated form of Hanemann, from an aphetic form of the personal name Johann(es) + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ammann, Dammann, Haumann, Hamann, Heumann, Karmann, Hagemann

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Where is the Hammann family from?

You can see how Hammann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hammann families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Hammann families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Hammann's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hammann families in 1840.
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What did your Hammann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hammann. 24% of Hammann men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Hammann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammann were Clerk 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
    24%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    28%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hammann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hammann. For the veterans among your Hammann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hammann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hammann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hammann in 1955 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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