Drumm Family History

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Drumm Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Drum 1. German: from Middle Low German drum ‘lump of wood’ (Middle High German trum), used as a nickname for an uncouth man.

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

Similar surnames: Drum, Dumm, Trumm, Brumm, Krumm, Ramm, Stumm, Fromm, Krumme, Crumm

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Drumm Family Origin

Where is the Drumm family from?

Drumm Family Occupations

What did your Drumm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Drumm occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Drumm's were Farmers. Farmer and General Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drumm.

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  • Farmer

  • General Agent


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

Drumm Historical Records

What Drumm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Drumm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drumm 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 Drumm. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Drumm. For the veterans among your Drumm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drumm Life Expectancy

What is the average Drumm lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Drumm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Drumm in 1944 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drumm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drumm 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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