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Tranum Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from a place so named; the first element, Tran-, may be from trane ‘crane’, or a word meaning ‘someone from Trøndelag’, while the second element, -um, is from Old Norse heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Ranum, Granum, Grum, Traub, Ramm, Saum, Raum, Tran, Ramus, Traum

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Tranum Family Origin

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Tranum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    29%
  • Farm Hand

    14%
  • Mining

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tranum family was Mining. The most common Tranum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Tranum's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tranum.

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Tranum Historical Records

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Tranum Life Expectancy

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