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

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  • Retail Grocer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Butcher

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Gamm occupation in the USA was Retail Grocer. 23% of Gamm's were Retail Grocers. A less common occupation for the Gamm family was Butcher. Retail Grocer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamm.

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Gamm Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gamm

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