Kolm Family History

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Kolm Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Kollm or Kulm, both in Saxony, so named from Slavic kholm, hlumu ‘small hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Kulm, Olm, Kelm, Holm, Komm, Kalm, Kolb, Hole, Kell, Kolk

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Kolm Family Origin

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Kolm Family Occupations

What did your Kolm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kolm. 15% of Kolm men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kolm women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolm were Carpenter and Alteration Department

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Alteration Department
    5%

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

Kolm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kolm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolm 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 Kolm. 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 659 military records available for the last name Kolm. For the veterans among your Kolm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolm Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolm lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kolm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kolm in 1962 was 70, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kolm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolm 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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