Odum Family History

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Odum Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Odom.

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


Similar surnames: Gorum, Baum, Krum, Odom, Exum, Orum, Adam, Borum, Lum, Gum

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Odum Family Origin

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Odum Family Occupations

What did your Odum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Odum. The most common Odum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Odum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Odum family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Odum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Odum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odum 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 Odum. 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 Odum. For the veterans among your Odum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Odum Life Expectancy

What is the average Odum lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Odum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Odum in 1945 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Odum 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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