Stam Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a heavily built man, from stam ‘stem’, ‘(tree)trunk’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Stamm. Altered spelling of German Stamm.

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


Similar surnames: Stamm, Stram, Star, Stum, Sham, Sas, Starr, Stamp, Sam, Swab

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Stam Family Origin

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Stam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Plasterer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stam family was Farming. Farmer, Plasterer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stam. The most common Stam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Stam's were Farmers.

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Stam Historical Records

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Stam Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Stam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Stam in 1956 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stam

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