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Hammil Early Origins



The surname Hammil was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Hammil Spelling Variations


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Hammil Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hamel, Hamelaers, Hamelberg, Hamelen, Hamelenberg, Hamelin, Hamelinck, Hamelinière, Hamme and many more.

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Hammil Early History


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Hammil Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hammil research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1628, 1780, 1630 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Hammil History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hammil Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hammil Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Hendrick Hamel (1630-1692), the first Westerner to write about the Joseon Dynasty era in Korea. He was a bookkeeper with the Dutch East India Company but...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hammil 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:

Hammil Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Bryan Hammil, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746

Hammil Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Hammil, aged 31, landed in Maryland in 1812
  • Henry Hammil, who arrived in New York in 1820

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Hammil Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    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).
    11. ...

    The Hammil Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hammil 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.

    This page was last modified on 19 July 2013 at 11:23.

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