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Damme Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of the many places in the Netherlands named Dam or Ten Damme, from dam ‘dam’, ‘dike’. German: variant of Damm 2.

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


Similar surnames: Dammer, Hamme, Damm, Dammen, Ramm, Hamm, Lamme, Demme, Dimmer, Damp

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Damme Family Origin

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Damme Family Occupations

What did your Damme ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Damme. A less common occupation for the Damme family was Laborer. The most common Damme occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 33% of Damme's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Damme Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Damme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damme 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 Damme. 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 Damme. For the veterans among your Damme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damme Life Expectancy

What is the average Damme lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Damme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Damme in 1963 was 53, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Damme 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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