Norum Family History

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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

What did your Norum ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Laborer In Mill


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

Norum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Norum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norum 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 618 immigration records available for the last name Norum. 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 204 military records available for the last name Norum. For the veterans among your Norum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norum Life Expectancy

What is the average Norum lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norum 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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