Am Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Im, Om, Um, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Kim

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Am Family Origin

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Am Family Occupations

What did your Am ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Am occupation in Canada was Laborer. 100% of Am's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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Am Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Am. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Am 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Am. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Am. For the veterans among your Am ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Am Life Expectancy

What is the average Am lifespan?

Between 1998 and 2004, in the United States, Am life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Am in 1998 was 85, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Am 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.

Famous Am Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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