Narum Family History
Narum Name Meaning
Norwegian: 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 Norwegian Nærum: habitational name from a farmstead so named from Old Norse Njartharheimar which is a compound of Njǫrth (the name of a heathen god) + heimr.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press