Hamming Family History

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Hamming Name Meaning

English: from an Old English hamming ‘dweller on a patch of land edged by water or marshland’, from Old English hamm (see Hamm) + the suffix -ing(as), denoting association with a person or place.

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


Similar surnames: Halling, Harling, Harting, Hain, Hemming, Lemming, Harding, Hacking

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Hamming Family Origin

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Hamming Family Occupations

What did your Hamming ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeps Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamming. A less common occupation for the Hamming family was Retail Grocer. The most common Hamming occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hamming's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Keeps Beer Saloon

    14%
  • Retail Grocer

    14%

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

Hamming Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hamming Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamming lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Hamming life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hamming in 1964 was 72, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamming

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamming 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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