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

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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In 1880, Dry Goods Merchant and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Flaum. The most common Flaum occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 50% of Flaum's were Dry Goods Merchants.

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Flaum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flaum

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