Kehm Family History

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Kehm Name Meaning

probably a variant of Gehm, from an old personal name based on Old High German gam ‘joy’, ‘play’. variant of Köhm, a Low German variant of Kümmel (see Kimmel).

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

Similar surnames: Gehm, Keim, Kem, Kehl, Rehm, Kihm, Dehm, Kehr, Hehl, Behm

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Kehm Family Origin

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Kehm Family Occupations

What did your Kehm ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Paid Domestic Service was the top reported job for people in the UK named Kehm.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Paid Domestic Service

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Kehm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kehm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kehm 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 474 immigration records available for the last name Kehm. 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 Kehm. For the veterans among your Kehm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kehm Life Expectancy

What is the average Kehm lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kehm in 1944 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

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