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Hamon Family History

Hamon Name Meaning

English, French, and Dutch: from the Norman personal name Hamo(n) (see Hammond, Hammen).

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


Similar surnames: Damon, Amon, Hamons, Salmon, Hammon, Lhamon, Lamon, Hamson, Hymon

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Where is the Hamon family from?

You can see how Hamon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hamon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 525 Hamon families living in Channel Islands. This was about 71% of all the recorded Hamon's in the UK. Channel Islands had the highest population of Hamon families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter H M Dockyard Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hamon. 34% of Hamon men worked as a Carpenter H M Dockyard Heavy Worker and 92% of Hamon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hamon were School Master and Private Means.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter H M Dockyard Heavy Worker
    34%
  • Electrician
    34%
  • School Master
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    92%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
  • Private Means
    5%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Hamon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamon 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hamon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hamon. For the veterans among your Hamon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamon lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hamon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hamon in 1949 was 65, and 72 in 2004.

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