Dames Name Meaning

Variant of German Dahms.

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

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Dames Family Origin

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Dames Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, the most common Dames occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Dames's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dames family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dames.

Source: Census data for Dames | Data not to scale

Dames Historical Records

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Dames Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Dames life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Dames in 1956 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dames

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