Quam Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Kvam.

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


Similar surnames: Quamme, Deam, Quin, Stam, Guay, Gum, Sham, Pam, Qiao, Juan

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Quam Family Origin

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Quam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%
  • Druggist

    4%

In 1880, the most common Quam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Quam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Quam family was Druggist. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quam.

Source: Census data for Quam | Data not to scale

Quam Historical Records

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Quam Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Quam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Quam in 1955 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quam

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