Eggum Family History

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Eggum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named from the dative case of Old Norse egg ‘ridge’. In the U.S. this name is concentrated in Minneapolis.

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

Similar surnames: Egge, Eggen, Belgum, Heggem, Heggen, Bergum, Grum, Narum, Ottum

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Eggum Family Origin

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Eggum Family Occupations

What did your Eggum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eggum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Eggum's were Farmers. Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eggum.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker


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Eggum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eggum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eggum 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 453 immigration records available for the last name Eggum. 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 155 military records available for the last name Eggum. For the veterans among your Eggum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eggum Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eggum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Eggum in 1956 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

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