Nahm Family History

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Nahm Name Meaning

German: possibly a nickname for a robber or thief, from Middle High German, Middle Low German name ‘loot’. Korean: variant of Nam.

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

Similar surnames: Rahm, Hahm, Sahm, Lahm, Zahm, Ahn, Ramm, Baum, Ahl, Dahm

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Nahm Family Origin

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Nahm Family Occupations

What did your Nahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dry Goods Merchant, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nahm. A less common occupation for the Nahm family was D.C. Merchant. The most common Nahm occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 11% of Nahm's were Dry Goods Merchants.

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • D.C. Merchant


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

Nahm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nahm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nahm 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Nahm. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Nahm. For the veterans among your Nahm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nahm Life Expectancy

What is the average Nahm lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Nahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Nahm in 1961 was 64, and 65 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nahm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nahm 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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