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Hemminger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hemmingen for example near Stuttgart and near Hanover. Compare Heminger .

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


Similar surnames: Heringer, Emminger, Hettinger, Helmlinger, Heininger, Remlinger

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Where is the Hemminger family from?

You can see how Hemminger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hemminger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hemminger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Hemminger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 77% of all the recorded Hemminger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hemminger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hemminger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hemminger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hemminger. 22% of Hemminger men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Hemminger women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hemminger were Salesman and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hemminger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemminger 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Hemminger. 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 Hemminger. For the veterans among your Hemminger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hemminger lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hemminger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hemminger in 1942 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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