Quam Family History

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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

What did your Quam ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%
  • Druggist

    4%

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

Quam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Quam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Quam

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Quam. 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 Quam. For the veterans among your Quam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quam Life Expectancy

What is the average Quam lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quam 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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