Hamme Family History

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Hamme Name Meaning

Belgian and Dutch (van Hamme): habitational name from any of various places in Belgium, in the provinces of Brabant, Hainault, East Flanders, and Limburg, named with Middle Dutch hamme ‘flood plain’, ‘water meadow’, or ‘land in a river bend’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamm, Damme, Halle, Hamel, Halse, Homme, Hammer, Hamre, Hamer, Ramm

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Hamme Family Origin

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Hamme Family Occupations

What did your Hamme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hamme family was Brick Mason. The most common Hamme occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Hamme's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamme.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

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

Hamme Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hamme Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamme lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hamme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Hamme in 1954 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamme 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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