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?

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  • Laborer

    100%

Canada shown, England data unavailable

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

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Am Historical Records

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Am Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1998 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Am

Famous Am Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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