Hemmelgarn Family History

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Hemmelgarn Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): topographic name meaning ‘Paradise’, from Low German Hemmelgarn, from hemmel (standard German Himmel) ‘heaven’, ‘sky’ + garn ‘garden’ (equivalent of standard German Garten).

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


Similar surnames: Himmelfarb, Himmelman, Himelfarb, Hammer, Hammann, Heckendorn

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Hemmelgarn Family Origin

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Hemmelgarn Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hemmelgarn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Hemmelgarn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Hemmelgarn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hemmelgarn Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hemmelgarn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hemmelgarn in 1963 was 69, and 84 in 2004.

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