Brum Family History

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Brum Name Meaning

German: variant of Brumm. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish brum ‘hum’, ‘roar’. Portuguese name of Flemish origin, taken to Portugal by a 15th-century immigrant from Flanders and now found mainly in Madeira.

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

Similar surnames: Blum, Baum, Krum, Bram, Frum, Brim, Brus, Braum, Orum, Brun

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Brum Family Origin

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Brum Family Occupations

What did your Brum ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brum. 4% of Brum men worked as a General Labourer Heavy Worker and 69% of Brum women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brum were Assistant Despatch Clerk packer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
  • bus Driver l P T Bd
  • Advertising Man Agent
  • Assistant Despatch Clerk packer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Despatch Office
  • Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Brum Historical Records

What Brum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Brum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brum 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brum. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Brum. For the veterans among your Brum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brum Life Expectancy

What is the average Brum lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brum in 1962 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brum 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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