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Fum Family History

Fum Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Fu, Lum, Yum, Sum, Hum, Flum, Fumo, Frum, Gum, Um

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Where is the Fum family from?

You can see how Fum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fum family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Fum families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there was 1 Fum family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Fum's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Fum families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fum ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 393 census records available for the last name Fum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 128 immigration records available for the last name Fum. 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 Cards

There are 13 military records available for the last name Fum. For the veterans among your Fum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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