Corum Family History

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Corum Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Curham near Tiverton in Devon.

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

Similar surnames: Orum, Borum, Norum, Coram, Sorum, Boram, Corby, Schrum, Grum, Borom

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Corum Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Corum name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Corum. 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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Corum Family Origin

Where is the Corum family from?

Corum Family Occupations

What did your Corum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Corum family was Farm Laborer. The most common Corum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Corum's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corum.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Corum Historical Records

What Corum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Corum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corum 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 537 immigration records available for the last name Corum. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Corum. For the veterans among your Corum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corum Life Expectancy

What is the average Corum lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Corum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Corum in 1942 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corum 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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