Hurm Family History

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Hurm Name Meaning

German (also Hürm): status name for a lowly farmer, one owning only a single strip of land, from hurm ‘strip of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Durm, Humm, Hurt, Thurm, Hamm, Thurn, Hari, Halm, Farm, Herm

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Hurm Family Origin

Where is the Hurm family from?

Hurm Family Occupations

What did your Hurm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hurm family was Boot Fitter. The most common Hurm occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 27% of Hurm's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Blacksmith and Bier Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurm.

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  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Bier Brewer

  • Boot Fitter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hurm ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hurm Historical Records

What Hurm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hurm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hurm

Passenger List

There are 411 immigration records available for the last name Hurm. 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 553 military records available for the last name Hurm. For the veterans among your Hurm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hurm Life Expectancy

What is the average Hurm lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hurm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hurm in 1964 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hurm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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