Gamm Family History

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Gamm Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Gamme, near Hamburg, or from a Germanic personal name based on Old High German gaman ‘joy’, ‘fun’, ‘game’. Compare Gammel.

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

Similar surnames: Game, Lamm, Ramm, Hamm, Damm, Tamm, Gumm, Galm, Gahm, Kamm

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Gamm Family Origin

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Gamm Family Occupations

What did your Gamm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gamm. 19% of Gamm men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Gamm women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gamm were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher
  • Saleslady

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

Gamm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gamm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gamm 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 720 immigration records available for the last name Gamm. 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 Gamm. For the veterans among your Gamm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gamm Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamm lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gamm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gamm in 1956 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamm 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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