Mecum Name Meaning

English or Irish: unexplained. Perhaps an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thom ‘son of Tom’.

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


Similar surnames: Mccrum, Mckim, Marcum, Markum, Sem, Meara, Lecy, Jesus, Hexum

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Mecum Family Origin

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Mecum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mecum family was Blacksmith. The most common Mecum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Mecum's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mecum.

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Mecum Historical Records

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Mecum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Mecum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mecum in 1951 was 69, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mecum

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