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Hammes Name Meaning

Dutch: from an altered form of Hannes, a short form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Hammen, Harmes, Haimes, Lamme, Hemmes, Hamme, Haymes, Armes, Lammers

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Hammes Family Origin

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Hammes Family Occupations

What did your Hammes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hammes family was Black Smith. The most common Hammes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Hammes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammes.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Black Smith

    3%

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

Hammes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hammes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammes lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hammes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hammes in 1951 was 77, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammes 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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