Kortum Family History

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Kortum Name Meaning

German: from a nickname for an agile, nimble, decisive person, from Low German kortum, literally ‘turn round quickly’, standard German kurzum ‘in short’.

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


Similar surnames: Korte, Krum, Kort, Grum, Kordes, Horter, Kraut, Korth, Kostka, Rozum

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Kortum Family Origin

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Kortum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Brick Mason

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kortum family was Laborer. The most common Kortum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kortum's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kortum.

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Kortum Historical Records

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Kortum Life Expectancy

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