Narum Family History

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Narum Name Meaning

habitational name from farmsteads in eastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Nórheimar, from nór ‘narrows’, ‘narrow passage (in a river, fjord, or lake)’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘home’. Americanized form of Nærum, a habitational name from a farmstead so named from Old Norse Njarðarheimar, which is a compound of Njorð (the name of a heathen god) + heimr.

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

Similar surnames: Norum, Marum, Ranum, Sorum, Borum, Harcum, Barnum, Orum, Baum, Drum

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Narum Family Origin

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Narum Family Occupations

What did your Narum ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Horticultural Worker was the top reported job for people in the UK named Narum.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Horticultural Worker

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Narum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Narum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Narum 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Narum. 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 487 military records available for the last name Narum. For the veterans among your Narum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Narum Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Narum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Narum in 1953 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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