Raum Family History

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Raum Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the places so called, for example in Saxony. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrom, hruom ‘fame’.

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

Similar surnames: Reum, Baum, Rau, Rahm, Ranum, Ramm, Rohm, Raak, Ram, Raun

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Raum Family Origin

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Raum Family Occupations

What did your Raum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raum family was Laborer. The most common Raum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Raum's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raum.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Raum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Raum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raum 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 732 immigration records available for the last name Raum. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Raum. For the veterans among your Raum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raum Life Expectancy

What is the average Raum lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Raum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Raum in 1948 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raum 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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