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Mahlum Family History

Mahlum Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of Norwegian Mæ(h)lum, a habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway called Meðalheimr in Old Norse, i.e. ‘the farm’ (heimr) ‘in the middle’ (meðal).

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

9,412 Historical Documents with Mahlum on Ancestry.com
2,846 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
402 Military Records
262 Immigration Records
2,114 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Mahlum Families

  • Number of Mahlum families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mahlum families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mahlum last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mahlum census records

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Mahlum Family Origin

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Mahlum Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mahlum

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Mahlum Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mahlum census records

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Military Service by Mahlum

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