Hamer Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Hamer, from Old English hamor ‘rock’, ‘crag’. English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a smith or for a maker or seller of hammers, Middle English hamer (Old English hamor), or a habitational name for someone living at an inn or shop distinguished by the sign of a hammer. Dutch: from hamer ‘hammer’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of hammers or a user of a hammer, for example a blacksmith. Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: variant spelling of Hammer. Slovenian: variant spelling of German Hammer.

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List of People with Surname Hamer

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,559 people with the surname Hamer. Among these people surnamed Hamer, there are approximately 512 distinct names, with an average of 4 people who share the same name. Mary Hamer, David Hamer and James Hamer are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Hamer, with 43, 30 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Hamer, with a total of 217 people, and there are a total of 145 distinct names among these people. Pennsylvania is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hamer, with a total of 166 people and an average of 119 distinct names.