Markum Family History

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Markum Name Meaning

Americanized form of English Markham.

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


Similar surnames: Marcum, Mangum, Marker, Narum, Mark, Barkus, Markin, Marks, Marcom

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Markum Family Origin

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Markum Family Occupations

What did your Markum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Markum family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markum. The most common Markum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Markum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Markum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Markum Life Expectancy

What is the average Markum lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Markum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Markum in 1953 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Markum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markum 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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