Grum Family History

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Grum Name Meaning

Probably respelling of German Grumm, a habitational name from Grumme, near Bocholt, apparently so named from Low German grum ‘dirt’, ‘mud’, or a topographic name for someone from a muddy place. Alternatively, it may be a respelling of German Krumm. Slovenian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Drum, Krum, Gram, Baum, Orum, Grupe, Trim, Gamm, Graue, Rim

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Grum Family Origin

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Grum Family Occupations

What did your Grum ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Coutaker was the top reported job for people in the CA named Grum. 50% of Grum men worked as a Coutaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Coutaker
  • Laborer

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

Grum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Grum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grum 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 626 immigration records available for the last name Grum. 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 Grum. For the veterans among your Grum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grum Life Expectancy

What is the average Grum lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Grum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Grum in 1963 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

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