Hammersley Family History

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Hammersley Name Meaning

English (Midlands): unexplained. Probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Haverly, Hattersley, Ackerley, Homesley, Horsley, Hensley, Tankersley

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Hammersley Family Origin

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Hammersley Family Occupations

What did your Hammersley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hammersley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Hammersley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Potter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammersley. A less common occupation for the Hammersley family was At Factory.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Potter

    6%
  • At Factory

    3%

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

Hammersley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hammersley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammersley lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hammersley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Hammersley in 1943 was 22, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammersley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammersley 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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