Brumm Family History

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Brumm Name Meaning

nickname for a noisy or restless person, from a derivative of Middle High German brummen ‘to buzz’. Compare Brummer. from Brumo, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German, Old Saxon brun ‘brown’.

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

Similar surnames: Baum, Trumm, Krumm, Drumm, Brummer, Brehm, Brun, Thumm, Brush, Bruen

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Brumm Family Origin

Where is the Brumm family from?

Brumm Family Occupations

What did your Brumm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brumm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Brumm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brumm family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brumm.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Brumm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Brumm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brumm 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brumm. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Brumm. For the veterans among your Brumm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brumm Life Expectancy

What is the average Brumm lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Brumm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brumm in 1943 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brumm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brumm 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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