Dirlam Family History

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Dirlam Name Meaning

German (also Dirlamm): habitational name from a place called Dirlammen near Lauterbach in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Derham, Disla, Dallam, Dahlem, Dunham, Barham, Durham, Dierlam

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Dirlam Family Origin

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Dirlam Family Occupations

What did your Dirlam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dirlam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Dirlam's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dirlam. A less common occupation for the Dirlam family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%

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

Dirlam Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Dirlam Life Expectancy

What is the average Dirlam lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dirlam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dirlam in 1962 was 61, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dirlam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dirlam 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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