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

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Bookkeeper

    3%

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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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Rahm Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rahm

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