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Eggum Family History

Eggum Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named from the dative case of Old Norse egg ‘ridge’. In the U.S. this name is concentrated in Minneapolis.

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

8,680 Historical Documents with Eggum on Ancestry.com
1,890 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
154 Military Records
411 Immigration Records
1,068 Census and Voter Lists
5,157 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Eggum Families

  • Number of Eggum families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eggum last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eggum last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Eggum Family Origin

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Eggum Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Eggum

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Eggum Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Eggum

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