Hamill Family History

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Hamill Name Meaning

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Haineville or Henneville in Manche, France, named from the Germanic personal name Hagano + Old French ville ‘settlement’. English (Yorkshire): nickname for a scarred or maimed person, from Middle English, Old English hamel ‘mutilated’, ‘crooked’. Irish (Ulster): according to MacLysaght, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill ‘descendant of Ádhmall’, which he derives from ádhmall ‘active’.

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


Similar surnames: Hall, Hamel, Havill, Hill, Mill, Hambly, Hamiel, Cavill, Cahill

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Hamill Family Origin

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Hamill Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Shop Keeper

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hamill family was Shop Keeper. The most common Hamill occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Hamill's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamill.

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Hamill Historical Records

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Hamill Life Expectancy

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