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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hammons

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hand, that you always give.

A is for adorable, how precious

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hammons

A.J. Hammons is a basketball player. A.J. was born on August 27th, 1992.


David was born in 1943.


John Tyler Hammons is an assistant attorney general of the cherokee nation and cherokee nation. He was most active from 2008 to 2012. John was born on September 4th, 1988 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA.


He was most active from 1829 to 1833. Joseph was born on March 7th, 1787. He breathed his last breath on March 29th, 1836.


Edden was born in 1875. He breathed his last breath in 1955.


His career lasted from 1921 to 1938. E. was born on December 2nd, 1882 in Winona, Mississippi, USA. E. is also known as Earle W. Hammons. He breathed his last breath on July 31st, 1962.


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Popularity of Hammons as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hammons U.S.
  White 84.56% 64.26%
  African American 9.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.75% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hammons

People with the last name Hammons are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hammons

  • How Popular is the name Hammons? As a last name Hammons was the 3,206th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hammons first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hammons is Thursday, July 16th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Hammons? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hammons. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hammons: Your name in reverse order is Snommah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnasomh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hammons? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,273 people with the last name Hammons.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hammons? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Hammons as their last name.

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