Hemmerich Family History

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Hemmerich Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Hemmerich in the Rhineland, or from any of several places called Hemberg or Heimberg, with dialect alteration. German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements haim ‘home’ + ric ‘power’, ‘rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Emmerich, Hemmer, Heinrich, Helfrich, Herdrich, Heidrich, Helmreich

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Hemmerich Family Origin

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Hemmerich Family Occupations

What did your Hemmerich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hemmerich family was Works On Tobacco. Bookbinder and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hemmerich. The most common Hemmerich occupation in the USA was Bookbinder. 33% of Hemmerich's were Bookbinders.

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  • Bookbinder

  • Shoe Maker

  • Works On Tobacco


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

Hemmerich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hemmerich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemmerich 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Hemmerich. 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 812 military records available for the last name Hemmerich. For the veterans among your Hemmerich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemmerich Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemmerich lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hemmerich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hemmerich in 1964 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemmerich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemmerich 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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