Hammel Family History

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Hammel Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Hamill. North German: nickname or metonymic occupational name from Middle Low German hamel ‘wether’, ‘castrated ram’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Hamel.

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


Similar surnames: Hamel, Hammer, Rammel, Gammel, Hamer, Himmel, Hommel, Hummel, Hampel

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Hammel Family Origin

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Hammel Family Occupations

What did your Hammel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aero Engine Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hammel. 6% of Hammel men worked as an Aero Engine Fitter and 41% of Hammel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammel were Agent (cigars) and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aero Engine Fitter
    6%
  • Acetylene Welder
    3%
  • Aero Fitter retired
    3%
  • Agent (cigars)
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    41%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hammel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Hammel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammel 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hammel. 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 Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Hammel. For the veterans among your Hammel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hammel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hammel in 1952 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammel 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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