Dehm Family History

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Dehm Name Meaning

German: variant of Diehm. South German: occupational name or byname for someone who grazed his pigs in the woods, from the Bavarian term for this practice, dechel.

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


Similar surnames: Dehn, Deem, Rehm, Kehm, Dahm, Behm, Gehm, Deam, Deck, Denk

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Dehm Family Origin

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Dehm Family Occupations

What did your Dehm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dehm occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Dehm's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dehm family was Shoemaker. Laborer, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehm.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Grocer

    8%
  • Shoemaker

    8%

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

Dehm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dehm Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehm lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dehm in 1954 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehm 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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