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Dahms Family History

Dahms Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Dahm .

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


Similar surnames: Dahm, Harms, Dawes, Adams, Pahls, Brahms, Damme, Jahns, Dooms, Garms

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Where is the Dahms family from?

You can see how Dahms families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahms family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Dahms families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Dahms families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Dahms's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dahms families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dahms surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dahms ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Master Baker and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dahms. 100% of Dahms men worked as a Master Baker and 50% of Dahms women worked as a Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Master Baker
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Domestic Servant
    50%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Dahms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahms census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dahms. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dahms. For the veterans among your Dahms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahms lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dahms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dahms in 1958 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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