Flaum Family History

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Flaum Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a feather dealer, from Middle Low German vlum ‘down’, ‘feather’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Pflaume ‘plum’.

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


Similar surnames: Pflaum, Flamm, Flam, Baum, Blau, Flum, Flach, Lau, Flax, Flak

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Flaum Family Origin

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Flaum Family Occupations

What did your Flaum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Flaum. 44% of Flaum men worked as a Salesman and 18% of Flaum women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flaum were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    44%
  • Lawyer
    11%
  • Manager
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    18%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Flaum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Flaum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flaum 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 Flaum. 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 358 military records available for the last name Flaum. For the veterans among your Flaum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flaum Life Expectancy

What is the average Flaum lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Flaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Flaum in 1959 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

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