Strahm Family History

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Strahm Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German stram ‘strip of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Strahl, Strang, Straut, Brahm, Rahm, Stram, Stamm, Strom, Sahm, Stroh

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Strahm Family Origin

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Strahm Family Occupations

What did your Strahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Strahm. 41% of Strahm men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Strahm women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strahm were Farm Laborer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
  • Music Teacher
  • Nurse
  • Maid

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

Strahm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Strahm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strahm 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 332 immigration records available for the last name Strahm. 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 576 military records available for the last name Strahm. For the veterans among your Strahm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strahm Life Expectancy

What is the average Strahm lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Strahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Strahm in 1962 was 83, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strahm 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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