Klamm Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living in or near a gorge or ravine, from Middle High German klamm ‘gorge’, ‘ravine’, ‘pass’.

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


Similar surnames: Klemm, Kamm, Lamm, Flamm, Klammer, Kumm, Kimm, Gamm, Klim, Ramm

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Klamm Family Origin

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Klamm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Cooper

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klamm. A less common occupation for the Klamm family was Cooper. The most common Klamm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Klamm's were Farmers.

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Klamm Historical Records

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Klamm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Klamm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Klamm in 1961 was 72, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klamm

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