Dehm Name Meaning

German: variant of Diehm. South German: occupational name or byname for someone who grazed his pigs in the woods, from the Bavarian term for this practice, dechel.

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


Similar surnames: Dehn, Deem, Rehm, Kehm, Dahm, Behm, Gehm, Deam, Deck, Denk

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Dehm Family Origin

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Dehm Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Grocer

    8%
  • Shoemaker

    8%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehm. A less common occupation for the Dehm family was Shoemaker. The most common Dehm occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Dehm's were Laborers.

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Dehm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Dehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dehm in 1954 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehm

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