Glerum Family History

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Glerum Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Norwegian Glærum, a habitational name from any of several farmsteads in northwestern Norway named Glærem, from Old Norse gljúfr ‘ravine’ + heim ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Lerum, Lerud, Narum, Gjerde, Schrum, Grum, Gerow, Bergum, Gerk, Gleim

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Glerum Family Origin

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Glerum Family Occupations

What did your Glerum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Glerum. 40% of Glerum men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Glerum women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glerum were Proprietor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Stenographer

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

Glerum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Glerum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glerum 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Glerum. 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 188 military records available for the last name Glerum. For the veterans among your Glerum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glerum Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Glerum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Glerum in 1957 was 47, and 90 in 2004.

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