Gorum Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Gorham. It is found chiefly in AL and LA.

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


Similar surnames: Borum, Orum, Odum, Corum, Glerum, Grum, Goree, Krum, Goris, Borom

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Gorum Family Origin

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Gorum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Labor

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Gorum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gorum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gorum family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorum.

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Gorum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Gorum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gorum in 1964 was 66, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorum

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