Hammill Family History

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Hammill Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Hamill.

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

Similar surnames: Hammell, Hammel, Hamell, Gammill, Hamill, Harrill, Hammitt, Harvill

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Hammill Family Origin

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Hammill Family Occupations

What did your Hammill ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hammill. 3% of Hammill men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Hammill women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hammill were Colliery Hewer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Bus Conductor
  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Housekeeper

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

Hammill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Hammill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hammill 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hammill. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hammill. For the veterans among your Hammill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hammill Life Expectancy

What is the average Hammill lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hammill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Hammill in 1945 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hammill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hammill 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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