Hammel Family History

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Hammel Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Hamill. North German: nickname or metonymic occupational name from Middle Low German hamel ‘wether’, ‘castrated ram’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Hamel.

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


Similar surnames: Hamel, Hammer, Rammel, Gammel, Hamer, Himmel, Hommel, Hummel, Hampel

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Hammel Family Origin

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Hammel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hammel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Hammel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammel. A less common occupation for the Hammel family was Carpenter.

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Hammel Historical Records

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Hammel Life Expectancy

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