Kehm Name Meaning

probably a variant of Gehm, from an old personal name based on Old High German gam ‘joy’, ‘play’. variant of Köhm, a Low German variant of Kümmel (see Kimmel).

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


Similar surnames: Gehm, Keim, Kem, Kehl, Rehm, Kihm, Dehm, Kehr, Hehl, Behm

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Kehm Family Origin

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Kehm Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kehm occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Kehm's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Mine Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kehm. A less common occupation for the Kehm family was Shoemaker.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Mine Laborer

    9%
  • Shoemaker

    9%

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Kehm Historical Records

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Kehm Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Kehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kehm in 1944 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

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