Narum Name Meaning

habitational name from farmsteads in eastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Nórheimar, from nór ‘narrows’, ‘narrow passage (in a river, fjord, or lake)’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘home’. Americanized form of Nærum, a habitational name from a farmstead so named from Old Norse Njarðarheimar, which is a compound of Njorð (the name of a heathen god) + heimr.

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


Similar surnames: Norum, Marum, Ranum, Sorum, Borum, Harcum, Barnum, Orum, Baum, Drum

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Narum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Retail Grocer

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Narum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Narum's were Farmers. Farmer and Retail Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Narum.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Narum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Narum in 1953 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Narum

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