Eggum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named from the dative case of Old Norse egg ‘ridge’. In the U.S. this name is concentrated in Minneapolis.

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


Similar surnames: Egge, Eggen, Belgum, Heggem, Heggen, Bergum, Grum, Narum, Ottum

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Eggum Family Origin

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Eggum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Eggum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Eggum's were Farmers. Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eggum.

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Eggum Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Eggum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Eggum in 1956 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eggum

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