Grum Name Meaning

Probably respelling of German Grumm, a habitational name from Grumme, near Bocholt, apparently so named from Low German grum ‘dirt’, ‘mud’, or a topographic name for someone from a muddy place. Alternatively, it may be a respelling of German Krumm. Slovenian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Drum, Krum, Gram, Baum, Orum, Grupe, Trim, Gamm, Graue, Rim

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Grum Family Origin

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Grum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Confectionery

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grum family was Confectionery. The most common Grum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Grum's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grum.

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Grum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Grum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Grum in 1963 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grum

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