Popularity of the last name by country

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Origine of last name

HAMMERSLEY : English (Staffordshire): probably a habitational name from Ombersley (Worcestershire) which is recorded as Ambresley in the 12th century. Alternatively perhaps a nickname from a Middle English descendant of Old English hamor-slege ‘hammer blow’; compare sweord-slege ‘sword stroke’.

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