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Ancrum Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Roxburghshire (Borders) called Ancrum, earlier Alncromb ‘bend in the river Ale’, from a word related to Welsh crwm ‘bent’, ‘curved’.

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


Similar surnames: Ankrum, Norum, Narum, Dockum, Grum, Landrum, Mccrum, Cruz, Antrim

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Ancrum Family Origin

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Ancrum Family Occupations

What did your Ancrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ancrum. A less common occupation for the Ancrum family was Works On Farm. The most common Ancrum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Ancrum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Cook

    6%
  • Works On Farm

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ancrum ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ancrum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ancrum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ancrum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ancrum. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ancrum. For the veterans among your Ancrum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ancrum Life Expectancy

What is the average Ancrum lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ancrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ancrum in 1950 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ancrum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ancrum ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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