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Quamme Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Kvamme .

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


Similar surnames: Quam, Quale, Kvamme, Qualey, Summey, Quayle, Hammer, Flammer, Ramm

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Where is the Quamme family from?

You can see how Quamme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quamme family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Quamme families were found in USA in 1920. In 1861 there was 1 Quamme family living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Quamme's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Quamme families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quamme surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quamme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Quamme. 38% of Quamme men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Quamme women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quamme were Mechanic and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Mechanic
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    60%
  • Clerk
    40%
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What Quamme family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Quamme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quamme census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 119 immigration records available for the last name Quamme. 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 Cards

There are 189 military records available for the last name Quamme. For the veterans among your Quamme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quamme lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Quamme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Quamme in 1962 was 44, and 66 in 2004.

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