Hamre Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from numerous farmsteads, notably in western Norway, named Hamre, from the dative case of Old Norse hamarr ‘cliff’, ‘rock’. See Hamar.

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


Similar surnames: Halse, Homme, Hamme, Aakre, Hare, Hamer, Hamm, Hammer, Halle, Hamel

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Hamre Family Origin

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Hamre Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Abstract Office

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hamre family was Keeping House. Farmer, Abstract Office and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamre. The most common Hamre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Hamre's were Farmers.

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Hamre Historical Records

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Hamre Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Hamre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hamre in 1961 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamre

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