First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Quam

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Alt. Meaning

Q is for questioning, what is right?

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Quam

Duane Quam is an engineer and legislator. Duane was born in 1960 in Rochester, Minnesota.


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Popularity of Quam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quam U.S.
  White 86.57% 64.26%
  African American 0.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 9.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quam

People with the last name Quam are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Quam

  • How Popular is the name Quam? As a last name Quam was the 12,132nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Quam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Quam is Tuesday, April 20th, 1920.
  • How unique is the name Quam? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Quam. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Quam: Your name in reverse order is Mauq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mqua. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,568 people with the last name Quam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Quam as their last name since less than 1 person in 115k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Quams Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Quam born Apr 29, 1955

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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