Hammons Family History

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Hammons Name Meaning

English (Midlands and Wales): apparently a variant of Hammonds.

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

Similar surnames: Hammans, Ammons, Sammons, Hammonds, Gammons, Hammon, Lammons, Lammon

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Hammons Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hammons name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hammons. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hammons Family Origin

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Hammons Family Occupations

What did your Hammons ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hammons. A less common occupation for the Hammons family was Farming. The most common Hammons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Hammons's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Hammons Historical Records

What Hammons family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Hammons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammons 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hammons. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Hammons. For the veterans among your Hammons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammons Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammons lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hammons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hammons in 1942 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammons

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammons 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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