Hammett Family History

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Hammett Name Meaning

English (Devon): from a pet form of the Norman personal name Hamo (see Hammond 1).

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

Similar surnames: Hamlett, Haskett, Hallett, Hackett, Emmett, Hammen, Hassett, Haylett

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Hammett Family Origin

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Hammett Family Occupations

What did your Hammett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hammett. 2% of Hammett men worked as a Farmer and 51% of Hammett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammett were Bricklayer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Duties

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

Hammett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Hammett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammett 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hammett. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Hammett. For the veterans among your Hammett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammett lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hammett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hammett in 1951 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammett 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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