Marcum Family History

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Marcum Name Meaning

Americanized form of English Markham.

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


Similar surnames: Markum, Marcom, Mangum, Narum, Harcum, Marcon, Mecum, Marcin, Barnum

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Marcum Family Origin

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Marcum Family Occupations

What did your Marcum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marcum. The most common Marcum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Marcum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Marcum family was Keeping House.

View Census data for Marcum | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Marcum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Marcum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marcum 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 Marcum

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Marcum. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Marcum. For the veterans among your Marcum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marcum Life Expectancy

What is the average Marcum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Marcum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Marcum in 1944 was 35, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marcum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marcum 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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