Lahm Family History

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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

What did your Lahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lahm. 25% of Lahm men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Lahm women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lahm were Clerk and Power Sewing Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Power Sewing Machine Operator

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lahm Historical Records

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lahm Life Expectancy

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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.

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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.

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