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Kehm Family History

Kehm Name Meaning
probably a variant of Gehm, from an old personal name based on Old High German gam ‘joy’, ‘play’.variant of Köhm, a Low German variant of Kümmel (see Kimmel).

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

16,363 Historical Documents with Kehm on Ancestry.com
4,490 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,130 Military Records
426 Immigration Records
3,523 Census and Voter Lists
6,794 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kehm Families

  • Number of Kehm families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kehm census records

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Kehm Family Origin

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Kehm Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kehm

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Kehm Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kehm census records

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Kehm Civil War Service Records

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