Daum Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a short person, from from Middle High German doum ‘tap’, ‘plug’, or dume, German Daumen ‘thumb’.

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


Similar surnames: Baum, Daub, Drum, Damm, Daus, Dau, Maus, Lau, Daul, Saum

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Daum Family Origin

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Daum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Daum family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daum. The most common Daum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Daum's were Farmers.

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Daum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Daum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daum in 1944 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daum

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