Marum Family History

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Marum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads named Marheimar in Old Norse, most likely from marr ‘horse’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Narum, Ranum, March, Orum, Grum, Mars, Maren, Larue, Varnum, Baum

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Marum Family Origin

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Marum Family Occupations

What did your Marum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Marum family was Works In Cotton Mill. The most common Marum occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Marum's were Laborers. Laborer, Clerk Gen. Store and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marum.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Clerk Gen. Store

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    20%

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

Marum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Marum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Marum Life Expectancy

What is the average Marum lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Marum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Marum in 1947 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marum 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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