Klemm Name Meaning

from Middle High German klem ‘narrow’, ‘tight’, ‘scarce’, hence a nickname for a thin or inhibited person, or alternatively a topographic name for someone living in a narrow, precipitous place, from the Middle High German noun form klemme ‘constriction’. short form of the personal name Klemens.

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


Similar surnames: Klemmer, Klamm, Klim, Klemp, Lemm, Klenk, Kimm, Klem, Klehm, Klee

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Klemm Family Origin

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Klemm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klemm. The most common Klemm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Klemm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klemm family was Keeping House.

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Klemm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Klemm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Klemm in 1952 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klemm

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