Saum Name Meaning

South German: topographic for someone who lived close to a boundary, Middle High German soum. However, the word could also mean ‘pack animal’s load’, and so may be a metonymic occupational name for a packer or carrier.

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


Similar surnames: Baum, Saam, Sahm, Salm, Ramm, Saul, Daum, Lau, Grum, Hau

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Saum Family Origin

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Saum Family Occupations

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  • Iron Turner

    50%
  • Watchmaker

    50%

In 1881, Iron Turner and Watchmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Saum. The most common Saum occupation in the UK was Iron Turner. 50% of Saum's were Iron Turners.

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Saum Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Saum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Saum in 1947 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saum

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