Keim Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kayem. This is an apotropaic name, given to a sickly child, based on the Hebrew adjective qayom ‘tough’, ‘enduring’. German (Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg): from Middle High German kime ‘sprout’, ‘shoot’, ‘offspring’, sometimes used as a personal name, or from a pet form of Joachim.

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


Similar surnames: Klim, Heim, Reim, Seim, Kehm, Keil, Wein, Keip, Kem, Rehm

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Keim Family Origin

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Keim Family Occupations

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  • Brass Finisher

    100%

In 1881, the most common Keim occupation in the UK was Brass Finisher. 100% of Keim's were Brass Finishers.

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Between 1945 and 2004, Keim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Keim in 1945 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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