Lamm Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English lamb, Middle High German lamp ‘lamb’; a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. As a German name particularly, it may also have been a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of the paschal lamb. English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert.

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


Similar surnames: Ramm, Lamb, Hamm, Tamm, Flamm, Damm, Lam, Baum, Camm, Kamm

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Lamm Family Origin

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Lamm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lamm family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamm. The most common Lamm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Lamm's were Farmers.

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Between 1954 and 2004, Lamm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lamm in 1954 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamm

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