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Dammann Family History

Dammann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German dam ‘dike’ or ‘highway’ + man ‘man’ (see Damm ) or a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Damm or Damme from this word for example in Brandenburg Oldenburg and Pomerania.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hammann, Ammann, Damman, Dallmann, Karmann, Aumann, Ahmann, Kampmann

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Where is the Dammann family from?

You can see how Dammann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dammann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dammann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Dammann families living in Minnesota. This was about 16% of all the recorded Dammann's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Dammann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dammann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dammann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dammann. 41% of Dammann men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Dammann women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dammann were Clerk and Waitress. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Waitress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dammann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dammann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dammann. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dammann. For the veterans among your Dammann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dammann lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dammann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dammann in 1945 was 26, and 84 in 2004.

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