Russom Family History

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Russom Name Meaning

English: apparently a variant spelling of Russon.

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

Similar surnames: Russum, Russel, Russ, Ruscoe, Gossom, Cusson, Russo, Russon, Musson

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Russom Family Origin

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Russom Family Occupations

What did your Russom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Russom. The most common Russom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Russom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Russom family was Ingineer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Huckster

  • Ingineer


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

Russom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Russom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Russom 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 159 immigration records available for the last name Russom. 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 665 military records available for the last name Russom. For the veterans among your Russom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Russom Life Expectancy

What is the average Russom lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Russom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Russom in 1947 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Russom 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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