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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swedish (Dahmén) : probably an ornamental form of Dahm with the common suffix -én, from Latin -enius ‘relating to’.
  • German : habitational name from a place in Mecklenburg called Dahmen.
  • North German and Dutch : patronymic from the personal name Dahm.

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