Damme Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of the many places in the Netherlands named Dam or Ten Damme, from dam ‘dam’, ‘dike’. German: variant of Damm 2.

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

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Damme Family Origin

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Damme Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Musician

    11%
  • Shoe Findings

    11%
  • Wagon Factory

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Musician and Shoe Findings were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damme. A less common occupation for the Damme family was Wagon Factory. The most common Damme occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Damme's were Farmers.

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Damme Historical Records

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Damme Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Damme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Damme in 1963 was 53, and 49 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damme

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