Norum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of four farmsteads named in Old Norse as Nórheimr, from nór ‘narrow passage in a river’, ‘strait’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘farmstead’. Swedish: ornamental name formed with the same elements as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Narum, Sorum, Borum, Marum, Nore, Norby, Orum, Solum, Holum, Borup

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Norum Family Origin

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Norum Family Occupations

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  • Laborer In Mill

    100%

In 1880, the most common Norum occupation in the USA was Laborer In Mill. 100% of Norum's were Laborer In Mills.

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Norum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Norum in 1962 was 70, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norum

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