Bahm Family History

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Bahm Name Meaning

South German: variant of Baum.

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

Similar surnames: Baum, Bahe, Bihm, Behm, Hahm, Nahm, Rahm, Dahm, Baur, Saum

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Bahm Family Origin

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Bahm Family Occupations

What did your Bahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bahm. 17% of Bahm men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Bahm women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bahm were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bahm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bahm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bahm 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 772 immigration records available for the last name Bahm. 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 Bahm. For the veterans among your Bahm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bahm Life Expectancy

What is the average Bahm lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bahm in 1953 was 49, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bahm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bahm 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.

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