Kolm Family History

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Kolm Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Kollm or Kulm, both in Saxony, so named from Slavic kholm, hlumu ‘small hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Kulm, Olm, Kelm, Holm, Komm, Kalm, Kolb, Hole, Kell, Kolk

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Kolm Family Origin

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Kolm Family Occupations

What did your Kolm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kolm family was Tinsmith. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kolm. The most common Kolm occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Kolm's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Tinsmith

    17%

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

Kolm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kolm Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolm lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kolm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kolm in 1962 was 70, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kolm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolm 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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