Byrum Family History

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Byrum Name Meaning

Variant of English Byron.

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

Similar surnames: Byram, Byrom, Borum, Byous, Brum, Burum, Butrum, Brim, Bynum, Orum

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Byrum Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Byrum name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Byrum. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Byrum Family Origin

Where is the Byrum family from?

Byrum Family Occupations

What did your Byrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byrum. The most common Byrum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Byrum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Byrum family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Byrum Historical Records

What Byrum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Byrum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byrum 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Byrum. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Byrum. For the veterans among your Byrum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byrum Life Expectancy

What is the average Byrum lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Byrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Byrum in 1953 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byrum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byrum 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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