Hammett Family History

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Hammett Name Meaning

English (Devon): from a pet form of the Norman personal name Hamo (see Hammond 1).

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


Similar surnames: Hamlett, Haskett, Hallett, Hackett, Emmett, Hammen, Hassett, Haylett

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Hammett Family Origin

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Hammett Family Occupations

What did your Hammett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hammett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hammett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hammett family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammett.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Hammett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hammett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hammett

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hammett. 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 Hammett. For the veterans among your Hammett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammett lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hammett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hammett in 1951 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammett 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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