Hammerschmidt Family History

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Hammerschmidt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a smith or for the owner of a forge, from Middle High German hamer ‘hammer’ + smit ‘smith’, German Hammer + Schmidt.

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

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Hammerschmidt Family Origin

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Hammerschmidt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    7%
  • Musician

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammerschmidt. A less common occupation for the Hammerschmidt family was Musician. The most common Hammerschmidt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hammerschmidt's were Farmers.

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Hammerschmidt Historical Records

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Hammerschmidt Life Expectancy

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