Flum Family History

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Flum Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pflaum. nickname for someone with a downy beard, from Middle High German vlume ‘feathers’, ‘down’.

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


Similar surnames: Plum, Flaum, Blum, Baum, Fluck, Klim, Flug, Clum, Flam, Pflum

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Flum Family Origin

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Flum Family Occupations

What did your Flum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Flum family was Keepng House. Farmer, Laborer and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flum. The most common Flum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Flum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • House Keeper

    7%
  • Keepng House

    7%

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Flum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flum 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Flum. 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 Flum. For the veterans among your Flum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flum Life Expectancy

What is the average Flum lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Flum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Flum in 1956 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flum 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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