Kalm Family History

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Kalm Name Meaning

Swedish and Finnish: unexplained. German: perhaps a habitational name from a place named Kalme near Brunswick.

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


Similar surnames: Kall, Kale, Kulm, Alm, Kolm, Palm, Galm, Kalk, Kelm, Kam

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Kalm Family Origin

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Kalm Family Occupations

What did your Kalm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kalm. A less common occupation for the Kalm family was Works In Slaughter House. The most common Kalm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kalm's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Works In Slaughter House

    13%

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

Kalm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kalm Life Expectancy

What is the average Kalm lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kalm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kalm in 1963 was 77, and 97 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kalm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kalm 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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