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Kvam Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Kvam from Old Norse hvammr ‘small valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Kvale, Wham, Kam, Lam, Kelm, Kay, Kaas, Sham, Komm, Cham

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Kvam Family Origin

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Kvam Family Occupations

What did your Kvam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kvam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Kvam's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Kvam Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kvam Life Expectancy

What is the average Kvam lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kvam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kvam in 1963 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kvam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kvam 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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