Cullum Family History

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Cullum Name Meaning

English: habitational name, in part probably from places in Oxfordshire and Berkshire called Culham. The first is named with an Old English personal name Cula + hamm ‘river meadow’; the Berkshire name is from Old English cyln ‘kiln’ + Old English ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘river meadow’. Scottish: reduced form of McCollum.

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

Similar surnames: Pullum, Allum, Fullam, Cullen, Dullum, Hallum, Pulley, Cull, Callum

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Cullum Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cullum name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cullum. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Cullum Family Origin

Where is the Cullum family from?

Cullum Family Occupations

What did your Cullum ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cullum. The most common Cullum occupation in Canada was Farmer. 89% of Cullum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith


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Cullum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Cullum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cullum 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cullum. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Cullum. For the veterans among your Cullum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cullum Life Expectancy

What is the average Cullum lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cullum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Cullum in 1951 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cullum 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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