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Ihm Family History

Ihm Name Meaning

from the personal name Immo (see Immel). which is in part derived from a short form of a personal name formed with Irmin (see Irmen). habitational name from a place named Ihme, for example in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Imm, Ohm, Thum, Iha, Ohl, Sem, Zhu, Chu, Rahm, Ida

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Where is the Ihm family from?

You can see how Ihm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ihm family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Ihm families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Ihm families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Ihm's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Ihm families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ihm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ihm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Teacher was the top reported job for people in the US named Ihm. 25% of Ihm men worked as a Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Salesman
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ihm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ihm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 197 immigration records available for the last name Ihm. 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 Cards

There are 216 military records available for the last name Ihm. For the veterans among your Ihm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ihm lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ihm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ihm in 1951 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

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