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Daum Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a short person, from from Middle High German doum ‘tap’, ‘plug’, or dume, German Daumen ‘thumb’.

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


Similar surnames: Baum, Daub, Drum, Damm, Daus, Dau, Maus, Lau, Daul, Saum

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Daum Family Origin

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Daum Family Occupations

What did your Daum ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Daum family was Laborer. Farmer, Agent and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daum. The most common Daum occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Daum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Agent

    14%
  • Farm Labourer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Daum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Daum Life Expectancy

What is the average Daum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Daum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daum in 1944 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daum 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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