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Komm Family History

Komm Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): unexplained. German: respelling of Kumm, a topographic name for someone who lived in a dale.German: of uncertain origin. Possibly a habitational name from Commen on the Mosel river or from Kommen in East Prussia; or a topographic name from Slovenian kom ‘hill’, ‘peak’.

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


Similar surnames: Komp, Hamm, Holm, Kimm, Kamm, Kumm, Romm, Kolm, Kamp, Ramm

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Where is the Komm family from?

You can see how Komm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Komm family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Komm families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Komm families living in Wisconsin. This was about 33% of all the recorded Komm's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Komm families in 1880.
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What did your Komm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Komm. 32% of Komm men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Komm women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Komm were Truckers and Cook.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Truckers
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Cook
    40%
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Census Records

There are 987 census records available for the last name Komm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Komm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 387 immigration records available for the last name Komm. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Komm. For the veterans among your Komm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Komm lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Komm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Komm in 1958 was 53, and 89 in 2004.

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