Downum Family History

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Downum Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Downham.

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

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Downum Family Origin

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Downum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Days Laborer

    8%
  • Farmes

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Downum family was Farmes. Farmer, Farming and Days Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Downum. The most common Downum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Downum's were Farmers.

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Downum Historical Records

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Downum Life Expectancy

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