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 1880, a less common occupation for the Burum family was Retail Grocer. The most common Burum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Burum's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burum.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Retail Grocer


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burum 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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