Gehm Name Meaning

perhaps a habitational name for someone from Gehmen in Saxony or from any of several places named Gemen. from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German gam(an) ‘joy’, ‘play’, ‘fun’. from a short form of the medieval personal name Gemianus.

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


Similar surnames: Gehl, Rehm, Kehm, Gehr, Gamm, Ihm, Hehl, Sem, Dahm, Gahm

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Gehm Family Origin

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Gehm Family Occupations

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  • Labourer In Foundry (Iron Manf)

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gehm occupation in the UK was Labourer In Foundry (Iron Manf). 100% of Gehm's were Labourer In Foundry (Iron Manf)s.

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Gehm Historical Records

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Gehm Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Gehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gehm in 1957 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehm

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