Gahm Family History

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Gahm Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Gahme near Pössneck in Thuringia.

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


Similar surnames: Gamm, Galm, Lahm, Gehm, Rahm, Dahm, Grum, Gahn, Sahm, Nahm

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Gahm Family Origin

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Gahm Family Occupations

What did your Gahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works On Farm and Restaurant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gahm. The most common Gahm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Gahm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gahm family was Retail Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Works On Farm

    9%
  • Restaurant

    6%
  • Retail Grocer

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Gahm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gahm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gahm 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gahm. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gahm. For the veterans among your Gahm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gahm Life Expectancy

What is the average Gahm lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Gahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Gahm in 1948 was 71, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gahm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gahm 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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