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 1880, the most common Flam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Flam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Flam family was Laborer. Farmer, Barber and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flam.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Barber

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Flam Historical Records

What Flam family records will you find?

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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flam 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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