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Hammitt Name Meaning

English: variant of Hammett .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Emmitt, Hammill, Hammett, Jemmott, Huitt, Haslett, Waitt, Gammill

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Where is the Hammitt family from?

You can see how Hammitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hammitt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hammitt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Hammitt families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Hammitt's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hammitt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hammitt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hammitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hammitt. 26% of Hammitt men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Hammitt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammitt were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Spin
    8%
  • Secretary
    8%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hammitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammitt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 401 immigration records available for the last name Hammitt. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hammitt. For the veterans among your Hammitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hammitt lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hammitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hammitt in 1953 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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