Dahms Family History

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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

What did your Dahms ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dahms ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dahms Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dahms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahms census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dahms

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dahms. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Dahms. For the veterans among your Dahms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahms Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahms lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahms

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahms 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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