Dahmen Family History

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Dahmen Name Meaning

Swedish (Dahmén): probably an ornamental form of Dahm with the common suffix -én, from Latin -enius ‘relating to’. German: habitational name from a place in Mecklenburg called Dahmen. North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Dahm.

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

Similar surnames: Dahlen, Dahmer, Dalen, Dammen, Dahm, Almen, Mammen, Dahler, Hammen

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Dahmen Family Origin

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Dahmen Family Occupations

What did your Dahmen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dahmen family was R. R. Agent. The most common Dahmen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Dahmen's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dahmen.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping Saloon

  • R. R. Agent


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Dahmen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dahmen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahmen 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 673 immigration records available for the last name Dahmen. 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 Dahmen. For the veterans among your Dahmen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahmen Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dahmen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Dahmen in 1960 was 62, and 86 in 2004.

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