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Orum Family History

Orum Name Meaning
Danish: habitational name from any of several places called Órum, named as a compound of ór ‘gravel beach’ + hem ‘dwelling’. This name is also found in Norway, of Danish origin.English: variant of Orme 1.

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

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Name Distribution of Orum Families

  • Number of Orum families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Orum families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Orum last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Orum Family Origin

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Orum Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Orum

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Orum Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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