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Early Origins of the Hammann family

The surname Hammann was first found in Bavaria, where the name Hamman was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Hammann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hammann research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1673, 1730, 1788, 1852 and 1928 are included under the topic Early Hammann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hammann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haman, Hammann, Hamann, Hahmman, Hahman, Haamman, Haaman, Hammen and many more.

Early Notables of the Hammann family

Prominent among members of the name Hammann in this period include

  • Otto Hammann (1852-1928), German journalist and Foreign Office official

United States Hammann migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hammann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Maria Catharine Hammann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Maria Catharina Theobald Hammann, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
Hammann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Clara Hammann who arrived in New York City in 1850
  • Clara Hammann, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • F A Hammann, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852 [1]
  • Michael Hammann, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1856 [1]
  • Peter Hammann, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1857 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

New Zealand Hammann migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Hammann Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Henry Hammann, (b. 1842), aged 25, British farm labourer travelling from London aboard the ship 'Mermaid' arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 3rd January 1868 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hammann (post 1700) +

  • Gregg Hammann (b. 1963), Vice President of Coca-Cola Company from 1996 to 2000
  • Ensign Charles Hazeltine Hammann (1892-1919), American early naval aviator and a recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Willhelm Hammann (1897-1955), German educator and communist politician
  • Otto Hammann (1852-1928), German journalist

  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. New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from on Facebook