Rehm Name Meaning

German: from the medieval personal name Rehm (see Remy). The former name was borne by a 6th-century bishop of Rheims; the latter was borne by various minor saints of the 8th to 10th centuries. German: from Middle High German reme ‘frame’, ‘loom’, ‘rack’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used such items. North German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of leather reins and similar articles (see Riehm and Riemer).

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


Similar surnames: Rahm, Riehm, Remy, Gehm, Reh, Brehm, Hehl, Kehm, Rehr, Dehm

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Rehm Family Origin

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Rehm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rehm. A less common occupation for the Rehm family was Keeping House. The most common Rehm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Rehm's were Farmers.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Rehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rehm in 1948 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rehm

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