Flam Family History

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Flam Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish flam ‘flame’. German: ethnic name for someone from Flanders.

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


Similar surnames: Flaum, Flamm, Flom, Flax, Flak, Elam, Flad, Flamer, Kram, Alam

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Flam Family Origin

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Flam Family Occupations

What did your Flam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Flam. 25% of Flam men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Flam women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flam were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    32%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%

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

Flam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flam 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Flam. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Flam. For the veterans among your Flam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flam Life Expectancy

What is the average Flam lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Flam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Flam in 1960 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

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