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Multiple Origins for the Surname Hamill



The Irish Hamill surname is derived from the Gaelic "ó hAghmaill."

Hamill Early Origins



The surname Hamill was first found in south Tyrone an d neighboring Oriel, where they were a branch of the Cenél Eoghain, families descended from Conall Gulban, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages. From the 12th century on, they were well known as poets and ollavs to the O'Hanlons. They were also known for their prowess in battle, Donnell O'Hammoyle was one of the adherents of Rory O'Donnell at the end of the 16th century.

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Hamill Spelling Variations


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Hamill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: O'Hamill, Hammill, Hamil, Hommill, Homill, Homil, Hammel, Hammell and many more.

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Hamill Early History


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Hamill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hamill research. Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1418, 1439, and 1659 are included under the topic Early Hamill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hamill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hamill Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hamill Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hamill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alexander Hamill, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773
  • Alexander Hamill, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1773

Hamill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Archibald Hamill, who arrived in America in 1810 [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)
  • Francis Hamill, who settled in Georgia in 1820
  • Roderick Hamill, aged 28, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1825 [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)
  • Samuel Hamill, aged 30, who landed in Missouri in 1840 [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)
  • Patrick Hamill, who arrived in New York in 1840 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hamill Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Henry Hamill, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the schooner "Sarah" from Belfast, Ireland
  • James Hamill, aged 17, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the schooner "Sarah" from Belfast, Ireland

Hamill Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Hamill, aged 39, a baker, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Nations" in 1874
  • Jane Hamill, aged 33, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Nations" in 1874
  • John Hamill, aged 9, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Nations" in 1874
  • James Hamill, aged 7, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Nations" in 1874
  • Eliza Hamill, aged 4, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Nations" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hamill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hamill (post 1700)



  • Patrick Hamill (1817-1895), American Democrat politician, Member of Maryland State House of Delegates, 1843-44; State Court Judge in Maryland, 1854-69; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1869-71
  • John F. Hamill, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 36th District, 1922
  • John Hamill, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 8th District, 1873-75
  • James Alphonsus Hamill (1877-1941), American Democrat politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Hudson County, 1902-05; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1907-21
  • Gilmore S. Hamill, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1884, 1908, 1912
  • Fred B. Hamill, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908
  • Eugene G. Hamill, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972
  • Charles Humphrey Hamill (b. 1868), American Republican politician, Delegate to Illinois State Constitutional Convention 29th District, 1920-22
  • Peter J. Hamill (1886-1930), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1916-30
  • Robert E. Hamill, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Hamill Historic Events


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Hamill Historic Events




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Hamill Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  3. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  4. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The Hamill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hamill 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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