Num Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Nam, Lum, Yum, Sum, Hum, Gum, Um, Oum, Naum, Lu

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Num Family Origin

Where is the Num family from?

Num Family Occupations

What did your Num ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk Grocery Store and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Num. The most common Num occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Num's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Num family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk Grocery Store

  • Cook

  • Day Laborer


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

Num Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Num. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Num 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 475 immigration records available for the last name Num. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Num. For the veterans among your Num ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Num Life Expectancy

What is the average Num lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1996, in the United States, Num life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Num in 1968 was 74, and 84 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Num

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Num 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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