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Hamel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Dutch , French , Irish , Scottish


The Hamel 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.


Early Origins of the Hamel family


The surname Hamel was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this distinguished family held a family seat at Désert, Fougeroux, and St.-Etienne.

Early History of the Hamel family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hamel research.
Another 80 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1598, 1700, 1762, 1782, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Hamel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hamel Spelling Variations


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.

Early Notables of the Hamel family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family in this period was Jean-Baptiste (Du Hamel, Duhamel or du Hamel) (1624-1706), a notable French cleric and natural philosopher and the first secretary of the Academie Royale...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hamel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hamel family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hamel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christopher Hamel, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1764
  • Henry Jacob and Jon Hamel, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1764 and 1866
  • Christopher Hamel also settled in Charles Town in 1764

Hamel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louis Francois Hamel, who landed in Texas in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Hamel, aged 22, who landed in Missouri in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Juan Hamel, aged 40, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Seligmann Hamel, aged 28, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Mary Du Hamel, who arrived in Utah in 1851 with her children John, Julia, and Leah
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hamel Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Charles, François, and Jean Hamel, who, who arrived in Quebec in 1656 from Normandy
  • Catherine Lemaistre Hamel, who settled in Quebec in 1662
  • Jean Hamel, son of Charles and Judith, married Christine-Charlotte Gaudry, daughter of Nicolas and Agnès, in Quebec on 16th February 1677 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jean-François Hamel, son of Jean and Marie, married Anne-Félicité Levasseur, daughter of Jean and Marguerite, in Quebec on 23rd April 1685 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Hamel Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean-Charles Hamel, son of Charles and Angélique, married Marguerite Dubreuil, daughter of Jean-Etienne and Marguerite, in Sainte-Foy, Quebec on 23rd November 1711 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jean Hamel, son of Jean and Christine-Charlotte, married Marie-Anne Métot, daughter of Abraham and Marie-Madeleine, in Saint-Nicolas, Quebec on 17th August 1712 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Louis Hamel, son of Jean and Christine-Charlotte, married Françoise Houde, daughter of Joseph and Louise-Angélique, in Quebec on 10th August 1716 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • André Hamel, son of Charles and Angélique, married Félicité Moreau, daughter of Michel and Madeleine, in Sainte-Foy, Quebec on 20th April 1717 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Pierre Hamel, son of Jean-François and Anne-Félicité, married Marie-Anne Constantin, daughter of Pierre and Marguerite-Suzanne, in Sainte-Foy, Quebec on 26th April 1718 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hamel Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Miss. Catherine Hamel who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Lady Gordon" departing 14th April 1847 from Belfast, Ireland; the ship arrived on 20th June 41847 but she died on board [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 78)
  • Miss. Elizabeth Hamel, aged 8 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Marchioness of Bute" departing 10th June 1847 from Belfast, Ireland; the ship arrived on 31st July 1847 but she died on board [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 78)
  • Miss. Margaret Hamel who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Lady Gordon" departing 14th April 1847 from Belfast, Ireland; the ship arrived on 20th June 1847 but she died on board [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 78)
  • Miss. Maria Hamel, aged 4 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Marchioness of Bute" departing 10th June 1847 from Belfast, Ireland; the ship arrived on 31st July 1847 but she died on board [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 78)
  • Miss. Mary Hamel, aged 6 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "John Bolton" departing 13th April 1847 from Liverpool, England; the ship arrived on 10th June 1847 but she died on board [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 78)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hamel Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. Hamel, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Hyde" in 1849 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WILLIAM HYDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849WilliamHyde.htm
  • Matilda Hamel, aged 24, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Royal Albert"

Contemporary Notables of the name Hamel (post 1700)


  • Veronica Hamel (b. 1943), American television actress
  • Gary P. Hamel (b. 1954), American management expert
  • Robert S. Hamel, American Republican politician, Candidate for Rhode Island State House of Representatives 68th District, 2002 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert F. Hamel, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1964 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Kristen Hamel, American politician, Workers World Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 1st District, 1996 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Kenneth A. Hamel, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1956, 1960 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Henry C. Hamel, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Cabano, 1916 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Hamel, American Democrat politician, Member of Maine State House of Representatives from Androscoggin County (1st), 1931-32 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Brian N. Hamel, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 2004 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Barbara J. Hamel, American politician, Workers World Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Hamel family



RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. George James Hamel, English Trimmer from Walton, Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 10) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

USS Arizona

  • Mr. Don Edgar Hamel, American Field Musician from Illinois, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking

Suggested Readings for the name Hamel


  • Gunderman and Wullenjohn Cousins with Hampel (also Hamel) and Noll Families by Barbara Chandler Spray.
  • Hammel-Laufer Families, 1600's to 1978 by Martha Mae Schmidt.

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 78)
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WILLIAM HYDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849WilliamHyde.htm
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  6. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 10) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/


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