Galm Family History

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Galm Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname related to Middle High German galm ‘noise’, or a habitational name from Galm near Magdeburg.

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


Similar surnames: Salm, Palm, Gamm, Halm, Gall, Gal, Gahm, Kalm, Gale, Baum

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Galm Family Origin

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Galm Family Occupations

What did your Galm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Galm family was Carpenter. Farmer, Bag Maker and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galm. The most common Galm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Galm's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Bag Maker

    13%
  • Bakery

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%

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

Galm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Galm Life Expectancy

What is the average Galm lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Galm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Galm in 1945 was 48, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galm 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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