Rhem Name Meaning

nickname for a brawny man, from Middle High German rem ‘pillar’, ‘post’, ‘frame’, a topographic name from the same word, or a habitational name from places named Rehm, Rehme, or Rehmen. metonymic occupational name for a strap maker, from Middle Low German reme ‘strap’.

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


Similar surnames: Riehm, Ramm, Rehm, Priem, Reef, Rhee, Rhen, Reek, Ree, Sem

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Rhem Family Origin

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Rhem Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farm Laborer

    16%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rhem family was Keeping House. The most common Rhem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Rhem's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhem.

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Rhem Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Rhem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rhem in 1944 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhem

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