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Hamdan Family History

Hamdan Surname Meaning

Muslim (mainly the Levant and Sudan): from an Arabic personal name Ḥamdān ‘much praise’ a derivative of Hamid . Ḥamdān was the name of a tribe in Arabia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Haidar, Hasan, Hammad, Zaman, Hamad, Samaan, Hannan, Hammann, Haddon

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Where is the Hamdan family from?

You can see how Hamdan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamdan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hamdan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Hamdan families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hamdan's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hamdan families in 1891.
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What did your Hamdan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hamdan. 50% of Hamdan men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Hamdan women worked as a 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 792 census records available for the last name Hamdan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamdan 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 339 immigration records available for the last name Hamdan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 138 military records available for the last name Hamdan. For the veterans among your Hamdan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamdan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hamdan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Hamdan in 1963 was 32, and 67 in 2004.

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