Zehm Name Meaning

habitational name from the Slavic place names Zehma, near Altenburg, or Zehmen, near Leipzig. (of Slavic origin) topographic name from Slavic zemja ‘earth’, ‘land’, probably noting a new settler.

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

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Zehm Family Origin

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Zehm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Work At Foundry

    33%

In 1880, Farmer and Work At Foundry were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zehm. The most common Zehm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Zehm's were Farmers.

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Zehm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, Zehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Zehm in 1963 was 76, and 78 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zehm

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