Lerum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Lærum or Lerum, from Old Norse Leirheimr, a compound of leira ‘clay’ + heimr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Lerud, Glerum, Veum, Narum, Norum, Marum, Sorum, Borum, Orum, Bergum

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Lerum Family Origin

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Lerum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping Saloon

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Keeping Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lerum. The most common Lerum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Lerum's were Farmers.

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Lerum Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, Lerum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Lerum in 1964 was 79, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lerum

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