Zahm Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German zam ‘tame’.

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


Similar surnames: Zahn, Nahm, Rahm, Zahl, Lahm, Hahm, Sahm, Warm, Ahl, Ramm

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Zahm Family Origin

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Zahm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Clerk

    4%
  • Tobacco Farmer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zahm family was Tobacco Farmer. The most common Zahm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Zahm's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zahm.

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Zahm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Zahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Zahm in 1948 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zahm

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