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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hamel

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Ham"el
Same as Hamble.
Wiktionary

Likely a noun formed from an adjective meaning "maimed". Likely related to Dutch ham (“bacon”).

  1. wether, a castrated ram (male sheep)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hamel

Veronica Hamel is an actress and actor. Veronica was born on November 20th, 1943 in Philadelphia.

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Alan was born Alan Hamel on June 30th, 1936 in Toronto.

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Dr. Gary P. Hamel is an author, professional speaker, consultant, and management expert. Dr. was born in 1954.

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Wouter Hamel is a pop music musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He holds the title Breezy". His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Wouter was born on May 19th, 1977.

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Eddy Hamel was a soccer player for the Amsterdamsche FC and AFC Ajax. Eddy was born on October 21st, 1902 in New York City. He left this life on April 30th, 1943.

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Gustav Hamel is an author, pilot (aeronautics), and aviator.

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Popularity of Hamel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hamel U.S.
  White 93.41% 64.26%
  African American 1.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hamel

People with the last name Hamel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hamel

  • How Popular is the name Hamel? As a last name Hamel was the 3,294th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hamel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hamel is Friday, December 4th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Hamel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hamel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hamel: Your name in reverse order is Lemah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amleh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hamel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,944 people with the last name Hamel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hamel? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Hamel as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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