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Where did the French Hamlin family come from? What is the French Hamlin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Hamlin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Hamlin family history?The Hamlin surname comes from an Old French word "hamel," which meant "homestead." It was likely first used as a name to describe someone who lived at a farm on the outskirts of a main village.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hamel, Hamell, Hamil, Hamill, Hammel, Hammell, Hammil, Hammill, Hamelin, Hamlin, du Hamel, du Hamell, duHamil, du Hamill, du Hammel, du Hammell, du Hammil and many more.
First found in Normandy where this distinguished family held a family seat at Désert, Fougeroux, and St.-Etienne.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hamlin research. Another 125 words(9 lines of text) covering the years 1598, 1700, 1762, 1782, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Hamlin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 39 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hamlin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hamlin Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- James Hamlin, who came to Barnstable, Massachusetts in 1639
- James Hamlin, who landed in Barnstable, Massachusetts in 1639
- Margarett Hamlin, who landed in Virginia in 1653
- Phillipp Hamlin, who landed in Virginia in 1653
- James, Joyce, Margaret, Phillip, Hamlin, who all settled in Virginia in 1653
Hamlin Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Robert Hamlin, who arrived in New York in 1840
- James M Hamlin, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
- Patrick and Thomas Hamlin, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1852
- James S Hamlin, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866
- Thomas Hamlin, who landed in Colorado in 1884
- Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891), American political leader, vice president of the U.S. from 1861-65
- Courtney W. Hamlin (1858-1950), U.S. Representative from Missouri
- Charles Sumner Hamlin (1861-1938), American lawyer, first Chairman of the Federal Reserve
- Harry Hamlin (b. 1951), American actor
- Ken Hamlin (b. 1981), American football safety
- Ken Hamlin (b. 1935), American Major League Baseball infielder
- Luke Hamlin (1904-1978), Major League Baseball pitcher
- Sally Hamlin (b. 1902), American child actor and recording artist
- Simon M. Hamlin (1866-1939), U.S. Representative from Maine
- Vincent Trout Hamlin (1900-1993), American creator of the comic strip Alley Oop
- History of Hamlin Family with Genealogies of Early Settlers of the Name in America; 1639-1894, Part One by Henry Franklin Andrews.
- The Jacob Vernon Hamblin Family (also Hamlin): Jacob Vernon Hamblin, A Descendant of James Hamblin, Immigrant, Who Came From London, England, and Settled in Barnstable, 1639 by Vera Leib Miller.
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
- Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
- Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
The Hamlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hamlin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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