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

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Clerk Gen. Store

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    20%

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

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Marum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marum

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