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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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Keeps Beer Saloon

    14%
  • Retail Grocer

    14%

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

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Hamming Historical Records

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Hamming Life Expectancy

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