Rahm Family History

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Rahm Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German ram(e) ‘end’, ‘target’, ‘mark’, or a habitational name from any of several places in Westphalia and Rhineland named with this word. from Middle High German, Middle Low German ram ‘soot’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith or charcoal burner, or a nickname for a dirty person. metonymic occupational name for a maker of frames (windows, looms, and the like), from Middle High German rame ‘stand’, ‘rack’, ‘frame’. (Rähm): variant spelling of Rehm.

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


Similar surnames: Ramm, Rehm, Brahm, Nahm, Ram, Baum, Sahm, Lahm, Hahm, Raak

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Rahm Family Origin

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Rahm Family Occupations

What did your Rahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rahm family was Bookkeeper. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rahm. The most common Rahm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Rahm's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Bookkeeper

    3%

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Rahm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rahm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rahm 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rahm. 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 Rahm. For the veterans among your Rahm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rahm Life Expectancy

What is the average Rahm lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rahm in 1954 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rahm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rahm 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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