Flamm Family History

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Flamm Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, from Middle High German vlamme ‘flame’. As a Jewish name, it is mainly an ornamental name. Possibly also an Americanized form of French Laflamme.

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


Similar surnames: Flaum, Lamm, Flam, Pflaum, Stamm, Klamm, Ramm, Kamm, Flach, Flammer

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Flamm Family Origin

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Flamm Family Occupations

What did your Flamm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Flamm. 21% of Flamm men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Flamm women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flamm were Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    21%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%

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

Flamm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Flamm Life Expectancy

What is the average Flamm lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Flamm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Flamm in 1955 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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