Hammer Name Meaning

German, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German hamer, Yiddish hamer, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hammers, for example in a forge, or nickname for a forceful person. English and German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of flat, low-lying alluvial land beside a stream, Old English hamm, Old High German ham (see Hamm) + the English and German agent suffix -er. Norwegian: variant of Hamar.

List of People with Surname Hammer

As far as we found, there are a total of 7,645 people with the surname Hammer. Among these people surnamed Hammer, there are around 984 different names, with an average of 7 people sharing the same name. Brian Hammer, Charles Hammer and Christopher Hammer are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hammer, with 45, 44 and 41 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Hammer, with a total of 700 people, and there are a total of 411 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hammer, with a total of 497 people and an average of 331 different names.