Hemmes Family History

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Hemmes Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place called Hemme, named with the Germanic element hamm, hemm ‘water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Hemme, Hemmer, Hemmen, Hermes, Holmes, Hammen, Hammes, Hemken, Remes

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Hemmes Family Origin

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Hemmes Family Occupations

What did your Hemmes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Drives Express Wagon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemmes. A less common occupation for the Hemmes family was House Carpent.. The most common Hemmes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hemmes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Drives Express Wagon

    17%
  • House Carpent.

    17%

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

Hemmes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hemmes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemmes lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hemmes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Hemmes in 1950 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemmes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemmes 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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