Hommel Family History

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Hommel Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Hummel 1. North German and Dutch: variant of Hummel 2. French: topographic name from a diminutive of homme, a variant of orme ‘elm’.

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


Similar surnames: Hummel, Hammel, Hommer, Himmel, Rommel, Homme, Hormel, Rammel, Hammer

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Hommel Family Origin

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Hommel Family Occupations

What did your Hommel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hommel. 16% of Hommel men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Hommel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hommel were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%

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

Hommel Historical Records

What Hommel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hommel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hommel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hommel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hommel. For the veterans among your Hommel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hommel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hommel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hommel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hommel in 1956 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hommel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hommel 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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