Dahms Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from Dahm.

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


Similar surnames: Dahm, Harms, Dawes, Adams, Pahls, Brahms, Damme, Jahns, Dooms, Garms

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Dahms Family Origin

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Dahms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dahms family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahms. The most common Dahms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Dahms's were Farmers.

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Dahms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Dahms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dahms in 1958 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahms

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