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

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Lahm Family Origin

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Lahm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Shoe Maker

    8%

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

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Lahm Historical Records

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Lahm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lahm

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