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Dahm Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish: from a short form of the personal name Adam. German: variant of Dahme, a habitational name from a place so named (see Dahmer).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Damm, Sahm, Rahm, Dahl, Lahm, Ahr, Dahn, Dehm, Nahm, Dohm

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Dahm Family Origin

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Dahm Family Occupations

What did your Dahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dahm occupation in Canada was Labourer. 43% of Dahm's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dahm family was Shoemaker. Labourer, Factory Hand and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahm.

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  • Labourer

    43%
  • Factory Hand

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dahm ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dahm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dahm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dahm. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dahm. For the veterans among your Dahm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahm Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahm lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dahm in 1946 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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