Russum Family History

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Russum Name Meaning

English: apparently a variant spelling of Russon. UK 12

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


Similar surnames: Russom, Russ, Russel, Buffum, Russey, Hullum, Rusher, Roussel, Guss

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Russum Family Origin

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Russum Family Occupations

What did your Russum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Russum family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Russum. The most common Russum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Russum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Russum ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Russum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Russum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Russum 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Russum. 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 Russum. For the veterans among your Russum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Russum Life Expectancy

What is the average Russum lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Russum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Russum in 1954 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Russum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Russum 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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