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Stamm Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of various places in East Prussia named Stamm. German and Swiss German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German stam ‘family tree’, ‘descent’, ‘stock’, hence ‘son and heir’, possibly applied as a nickname for the eldest son of a family. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Stamm ‘stem’, ‘stock’, or perhaps in some cases a short form of names such as Aronstam ‘stock of Aaron’ (the first high priest), Kohenstam ‘stock of the kohenim’ (see Cohen), and Löwenstam ‘stock of the Levites’ (see Levi and Lowe 2).

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


Similar surnames: Tamm, Stam, Stumm, Ramm, Stemm, Sturm, Star, Stang, Hamm, Staal

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Stamm Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stamm name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stamm. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    42%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • European Jewish

    3%

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Stamm Family Origin

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Stamm Family Occupations

What did your Stamm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stamm family was Carpenter. The most common Stamm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Stamm's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stamm.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Stamm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Stamm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stamm 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Stamm. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Stamm. For the veterans among your Stamm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stamm Life Expectancy

What is the average Stamm lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Stamm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Stamm in 1949 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stamm 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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