Halm Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a peasant farmer, from Middle High German halm ‘stalk’, ‘blade of grass’, indicating someone who grew cereal crops.

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


Similar surnames: Helm, Hald, Hall, Hahm, Palm, Holm, Salm, Halt, Hamm, Harm

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Halm Family Origin

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Halm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halm. The most common Halm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Halm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Halm family was Carpenter.

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Halm Historical Records

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Halm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Halm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Halm in 1952 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halm

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