Orum Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of several places called Órum, named as a compound of ór ‘gravel beach’ + hem ‘dwelling’. This name is also found in Norway, of Danish origin. English: variant of Orme 1.

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


Similar surnames: Borum, Orem, Brum, Sorum, Norum, Grum, Drum, Borom, Narum, Corum

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Orum Family Origin

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Orum Family Occupations

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  • Carver & Guilder

    6%
  • Dressmaker

    6%
  • Engine Driver At Brickfield & Beer Seller

    6%
  • Fitter Factory

    6%

In 1881, the most common Orum occupation in the UK was Carver & Guilder. 6% of Orum's were Carver & Guilders. Carver & Guilder, Dressmaker and Engine Driver At Brickfield & Beer Seller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orum. A less common occupation for the Orum family was Fitter Factory.

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Orum Historical Records

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Orum Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Orum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Orum in 1957 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orum

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