Brum Family History

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Brum Name Meaning

German: variant of Brumm. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish brum ‘hum’, ‘roar’. Portuguese name of Flemish origin, taken to Portugal by a 15th-century immigrant from Flanders and now found mainly in Madeira.

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

Similar surnames: Blum, Baum, Krum, Bram, Frum, Brim, Brus, Braum, Orum, Brun

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Brum Family Origin

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Brum Family Occupations

What did your Brum ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brum family was Waggon Maker. Farmer and Trader were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brum. The most common Brum occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Brum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Trader

  • Waggon Maker


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

Brum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Brum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brum 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brum. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Brum. For the veterans among your Brum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brum Life Expectancy

What is the average Brum lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brum in 1962 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brum 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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