Mahlum Family History

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Mahlum Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Norwegian Mæ(h)lum, a habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway called Meðalheimr in Old Norse, i.e. ‘the farm’ (heimr) ‘in the middle’ (meðal).

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

Similar surnames: Allum, Hallum, Dahlem, Marum, Mahle, Mahler, Manley, Schrum, Mallo

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Mahlum Family Origin

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Mahlum Family Occupations

What did your Mahlum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mahlum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Mahlum's were Farmers. Farmer and Book Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mahlum.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Keeper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mahlum ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mahlum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mahlum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahlum 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Mahlum. 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 403 military records available for the last name Mahlum. For the veterans among your Mahlum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahlum Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahlum lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mahlum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mahlum in 1957 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahlum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahlum 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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