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Sorum Name Meaning

Norwegian (Sørum): habitational name from any of fifteen or more farmsteads in southeastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Suðrheimr, from suðr ‘south’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Norum, Solum, Borum, Marum, Narum, Orum, Sorbo, Boyum, Holum, Sveum

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Sorum Family Origin

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Sorum Family Occupations

What did your Sorum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Works In Shoe Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sorum. The most common Sorum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Sorum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    33%

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

Sorum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sorum Life Expectancy

What is the average Sorum lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sorum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sorum in 1949 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sorum 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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