Dammen Family History

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Dammen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in southeastern Norway, from the definite singular form (‘the pond’) of dam ‘pond’. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of Adam.

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


Similar surnames: Hammen, Kampen, Dahmen, Damme, Dammer, Mammen, Dalen, Damman, Lemmen

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Dammen Family Origin

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Dammen Family Occupations

What did your Dammen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dammen. 30% of Dammen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Dammen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dammen were Truck Driver and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • House Work
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Cook
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dammen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dammen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dammen 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Dammen. 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 375 military records available for the last name Dammen. For the veterans among your Dammen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dammen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dammen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dammen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dammen in 1963 was 69, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dammen

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