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 Family Origin

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Stamm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stamm

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