Dirlam Family History

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Dirlam Name Meaning

German (also Dirlamm): habitational name from a place called Dirlammen near Lauterbach in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Derham, Disla, Dallam, Dahlem, Dunham, Barham, Durham, Dierlam

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Dirlam Family Origin

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Dirlam Family Occupations

What did your Dirlam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Homemaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dirlam. 15% of Dirlam men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Dirlam women worked as a Homemaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dirlam were Salesman and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Homemaker
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Bevertitian
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%

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

Dirlam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dirlam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dirlam 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 298 immigration records available for the last name Dirlam. 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 629 military records available for the last name Dirlam. For the veterans among your Dirlam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dirlam Life Expectancy

What is the average Dirlam lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dirlam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dirlam in 1962 was 61, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dirlam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dirlam 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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