Klamm Family History

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Klamm Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living in or near a gorge or ravine, from Middle High German klamm ‘gorge’, ‘ravine’, ‘pass’.

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

Similar surnames: Klemm, Kamm, Lamm, Flamm, Klammer, Kumm, Kimm, Gamm, Klim, Ramm

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Klamm Family Origin

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Klamm Family Occupations

What did your Klamm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klamm family was Cooper. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klamm. The most common Klamm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Klamm's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Cooper


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

Klamm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Klamm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klamm 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 461 immigration records available for the last name Klamm. 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 Klamm. For the veterans among your Klamm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klamm Life Expectancy

What is the average Klamm lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Klamm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Klamm in 1961 was 72, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klamm 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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