Diem Family History

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Diem Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Dietmar (see Dittmar).

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


Similar surnames: Dier, Siem, Dies, Bien, Lier, Liem, Deem, Klem, Dye, Dinn

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Diem Family Origin

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Diem Family Occupations

What did your Diem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Diem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Diem's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Diem family was Plasterer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diem.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Plasterer

    4%

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

Diem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Diem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diem 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 Diem

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Diem. 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 Diem. For the veterans among your Diem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diem Life Expectancy

What is the average Diem lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Diem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Diem in 1955 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diem 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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