Hammett may refer to:

Given name
  • Hammett L. Bowen, Jr. (1947–1969), Medal of Honor recipient
  • Hammett Pinhey Hill (1876–?), politician
  • Bryant Hammett (born 1956), Louisiana politician
  • Charles Hammett (fl. 1910–1919), American college football coach
  • Dashiell Hammett (1894–1961), author of novels The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man
  • John Yurmet, Puerto Rican wrestler, aka "Mr. 450" Hammett
  • Kirk Hammett (born 1962), guitarist for the heavy metal band Metallica
  • Louis Plack Hammett (1894–1987), physical chemist who developed the Hammett equation
  • Mark Hammett (born 1972), New Zealand rugby player
  • Seth Hammett (born 1946), U.S. politician in Alabama
  • William H. Hammett (died 1861), U.S. Representative from Mississippi

Famous quotes containing the word hammett:

    When a man’s partner is killed he’s supposed to do something about it. It doesn’t make any difference what you thought of him. He was your partner, and you’re supposed to do something about it.
    —Dashiell Hammett (1894–1961)