Hammermeister Family History

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Hammermeister Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone in charge of a hammer mill, from Middle High German hamer ‘hammer’ + meister ‘master’.

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

Similar surnames: Hagemeister, Wehrmeister, Baumeister, Fuhrmeister, Hofmeister

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Hammermeister Family Origin

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Hammermeister Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hammermeister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Hammermeister's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Hammermeister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hammermeister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammermeister 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 393 immigration records available for the last name Hammermeister. 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 420 military records available for the last name Hammermeister. For the veterans among your Hammermeister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammermeister Life Expectancy

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