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Schum Family History

Schum Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.Respelling of German Schumm.

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

22,501 Historical Documents with Schum on Ancestry.com
7,660 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,078 Military Records
733 Immigration Records
4,839 Census and Voter Lists
8,191 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schum Families

  • Number of Schum families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schum families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schum last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schum census records

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Schum Family Origin

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Schum Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schum

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Schum Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schum census records

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Schum Civil War Service Records

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