Hammerstein Family History

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Hammerstein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places called Hammerstein, from Old High German hamar ‘rock’, ‘crag’ + stein ‘stone’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Hammer ‘hammer’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Himmelstein, Hartenstein, Hartstein, Katzenstein, Winterstein

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Hammerstein Family Origin

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Hammerstein Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    8%
  • Bank Teller

    8%
  • Bankteller

    8%
  • Buggy Maker

    8%

In 1880, the most common Hammerstein occupation in the USA was At Home. 8% of Hammerstein's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Hammerstein family was Buggy Maker. At Home, Bank Teller and Bankteller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammerstein.

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Hammerstein Historical Records

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Hammerstein Life Expectancy

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