Tranum Family History

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Tranum Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from a place so named; the first element, Tran-, may be from trane ‘crane’, or a word meaning ‘someone from Trøndelag’, while the second element, -um, is from Old Norse heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Ranum, Granum, Grum, Traub, Ramm, Saum, Raum, Tran, Ramus, Traum

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Tranum Family Origin

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Tranum Family Occupations

What did your Tranum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tranum family was Mining. The most common Tranum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Tranum's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tranum.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    29%
  • Farm Hand

    14%
  • Mining

    14%

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

Tranum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tranum Life Expectancy

What is the average Tranum lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tranum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tranum in 1943 was 24, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tranum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tranum 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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