Burum Family History

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Burum Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of English Burham.

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

Similar surnames: Butrum, Buffum, Burtt, Byrum, Borum, Purdum, Baucum, Brue, Burns

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Burum Family Origin

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Burum Family Occupations

What did your Burum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burum. 64% of Burum men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Burum women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burum were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Burum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Burum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burum 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 119 immigration records available for the last name Burum. 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 275 military records available for the last name Burum. For the veterans among your Burum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burum Life Expectancy

What is the average Burum lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Burum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Burum in 1960 was 54, and 78 in 2003.

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