Rahm Family History
Rahm Name Meaning
topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German ram(e) ‘end’, ‘target’, ‘mark’, or a habitational name from any of several places in Westphalia and Rhineland named with this word. from Middle High German, Middle Low German ram ‘soot’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith or charcoal burner, or a nickname for a dirty person. metonymic occupational name for a maker of frames (windows, looms, and the like), from Middle High German rame ‘stand’, ‘rack’, ‘frame’. (Rähm): variant spelling of Rehm.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press