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

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Damm Family Origin

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Damm Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    29%
  • Income From Abroad

    14%
  • Journeyman Baker

    14%
  • Lace Machine Fitter

    14%

In 1881, the most common Damm occupation in the UK was Baker . 29% of Damm's were Baker s. A less common occupation for the Damm family was Lace Machine Fitter. Baker , Income From Abroad and Journeyman Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damm.

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Damm Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Damm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Damm in 1950 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damm

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