Damm Family History
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Damm Name Meaning
German and Danish: topographic name from Middle High German damm ‘dike’. In large parts of northern Germany (including Berlin), damm denoted the main, i.e. paved, road, which was generally raised in areas of swampy or sandy terrain. German: from a short form of a personal name containing the Old High German element thank ‘thanks’, ‘reward’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tamm, Lamm, Ramm, Hamm, Kamm, Dahm, Baum, Palm, Gamm, Dumm