Hammersmith Family History

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Hammersmith Name Meaning

Anglicized form of German Hammerschmidt.

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


Similar surnames: Hockensmith, Coopersmith, Kupersmith, Clinesmith, Haverstick

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Hammersmith Family Origin

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Hammersmith Family Occupations

What did your Hammersmith ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hammersmith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Hammersmith's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammersmith. A less common occupation for the Hammersmith family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Gardener

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Hammersmith Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hammersmith Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammersmith lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hammersmith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hammersmith in 1962 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammersmith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammersmith 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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