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Exum Family History

Exum Name Meaning
English: probably a variant of Axsom. This name is concentrated in NC.

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

113,384 Historical Documents with Exum on Ancestry
14,442 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,127 Military Records
214 Immigration Records
7,834 Census and Voter Lists
88,767 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Exum Families

  • Number of Exum families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Exum families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Exum last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Exum census records

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Exum Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Exum

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Exum Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Exum census records

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Exum Civil War Service Records

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