Allum Family History
Allum Name Meaning
English: possibly a habitational name from Alham in Somerset or a variant of Hallam with loss of initial H-. Post-medieval examples may alternatively represent a variant of Allen . Muslim: variant of Allam or Alam . Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads in southeastern Norway probably named from Old Norse Aldheimar a compound of ald ‘high’ + heimar ‘farm’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022