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

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Damm Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Damm name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Damm. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Germanic Europe

    18%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Norway

    4%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Damm Family Origin

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Damm Family Occupations

What did your Damm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker , Income From Abroad and Journeyman Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damm. 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.

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  • Baker

    29%
  • Income From Abroad

    14%
  • Journeyman Baker

    14%
  • Lace Machine Fitter

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Damm ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Damm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Damm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damm 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Damm. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Damm. For the veterans among your Damm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damm Life Expectancy

What is the average Damm lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Damm 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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