Shahum Family History

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Shahum 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: Hahm, Sharum, Shaum, Ham, Baum, Shah, Hashim, Rahm, Hamm, Hahn

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Shahum Family Origin

Where is the Shahum family from?

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Shahum Family Occupations

What did your Shahum ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shahum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29 census records available for the last name Shahum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shahum 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Shahum. 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 24 military records available for the last name Shahum. For the veterans among your Shahum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shahum Life Expectancy

What is the average Shahum lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Shahum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shahum in 1967 was 77, and 52 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shahum 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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