Flamm Family History

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Flamm Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, from Middle High German vlamme ‘flame’. As a Jewish name, it is mainly an ornamental name. Possibly also an Americanized form of French Laflamme.

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

Similar surnames: Flaum, Lamm, Flam, Pflaum, Stamm, Klamm, Ramm, Kamm, Flach, Flammer

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Flamm Family Origin

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Flamm Family Occupations

What did your Flamm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bookkeeper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flamm. The most common Flamm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Flamm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Flamm family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Bookkeeper

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Flamm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flamm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flamm 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Flamm. 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 Flamm. For the veterans among your Flamm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flamm Life Expectancy

What is the average Flamm lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Flamm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Flamm in 1955 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flamm 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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