Lahm Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Lahm Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places so named, all in southern Germany. nickname for someone who was slow or lame, from Middle High German lam ‘lame’.

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

Similar surnames: Rahm, Lahr, Lamm, Lahn, Nahm, Dahm, Ramm, Gahm, Sahm, Zahm

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Lahm Family Origin

Where is the Lahm family from?

Lahm Family Occupations

What did your Lahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lahm family was Shoe Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lahm. The most common Lahm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Lahm's were Farmers.

View Census data for Lahm | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Shoe Maker


United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lahm ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lahm Historical Records

What Lahm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lahm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lahm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Lahm

Passenger List

There are 893 immigration records available for the last name Lahm. 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.

View all Lahm immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lahm. For the veterans among your Lahm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Lahm military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lahm family history.

Lahm Life Expectancy

What is the average Lahm lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lahm in 1951 was 63, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lahm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lahm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Lahm Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name