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Type Surname (from occupation)
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.Tancred on 12/10/2016
Meaning & History
Normally an anglicization of German Hammerschmidt
. Perhaps also from Norwegian Hammersmed
In some cases, the name may simply be of English origin, as an occupational name for a smith (see Smith