Odum Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Odom.

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


Similar surnames: Gorum, Baum, Krum, Odom, Exum, Orum, Adam, Borum, Lum, Gum

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Odum Family Origin

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Odum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Odum family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Odum. The most common Odum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Odum's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Odum | Data not to scale

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Odum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Odum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Odum in 1945 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odum

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