Traum Family History

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Traum Name Meaning

German: nickname for a dreamer, from Middle High German troum ‘dream’.from Bavarian Traum (standard German Tramm) ‘rafter’, ‘beam’, a nickname for a crude man. Compare Trammell. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Traum ‘dream’.

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

Similar surnames: Traub, Traut, Baum, Braun, Trapp, Kram, Ramm, Treu, Kraut, Kraus

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Traum Family Origin

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Traum Family Occupations

What did your Traum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Traum. 13% of Traum men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Traum women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Traum were Agent and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Packer

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

Traum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Traum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Traum 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 500 immigration records available for the last name Traum. 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 233 military records available for the last name Traum. For the veterans among your Traum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Traum Life Expectancy

What is the average Traum lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Traum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Traum in 1952 was 38, and 88 in 2004.

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