Saum Family History

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Saum Name Meaning

South German: topographic for someone who lived close to a boundary, Middle High German soum. However, the word could also mean ‘pack animal’s load’, and so may be a metonymic occupational name for a packer or carrier.

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


Similar surnames: Baum, Saam, Sahm, Salm, Ramm, Saul, Daum, Lau, Grum, Hau

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Saum Family Origin

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Saum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Saum family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saum. The most common Saum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Saum's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Saum | Data not to scale

Saum Historical Records

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Saum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Saum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Saum in 1947 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saum

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