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

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  • Labourer

    20%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Brickfield Lab

    7%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brum family was Bricklayers Labourer. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Brickfield Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brum. The most common Brum occupation in the UK was Labourer. 20% of Brum's were Labourers.

Source: Census data for Brum | Data not to scale

Brum Historical Records

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Brum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brum

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