Galm Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname related to Middle High German galm ‘noise’, or a habitational name from Galm near Magdeburg.

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


Similar surnames: Salm, Palm, Gamm, Halm, Gall, Gal, Gahm, Kalm, Gale, Baum

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Galm Family Origin

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Galm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Bag Maker

    13%
  • Bakery

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Galm family was Carpenter. Farmer, Bag Maker and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galm. The most common Galm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Galm's were Farmers.

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Galm Historical Records

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Galm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Galm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Galm in 1945 was 48, and 50 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galm

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