Pullum Family History

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Pullum Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Pulham, in Dorset, Norfolk, or Devon. The first two are named with Old English pol or pull ‘pool’ + ham ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ or hamm ‘river meadow’, ‘land surrounded by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Cullum, Allum, Fullam, Dullum, Ballam, Puller, Pulley, Hallum, Palm

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Pullum Family Origin

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Pullum Family Occupations

What did your Pullum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pullum. 28% of Pullum men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Pullum women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pullum were Farm Laborer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Laundress
    10%
  • Servant
    7%

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

Pullum Historical Records

What Pullum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Pullum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pullum 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 360 immigration records available for the last name Pullum. 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 Pullum. For the veterans among your Pullum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pullum Life Expectancy

What is the average Pullum lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pullum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Pullum in 1952 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pullum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pullum ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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