Saum Family History

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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

What did your Saum ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Director manager Ophchalmie Optician Qua and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Saum. 34% of Saum men worked as a Director manager Ophchalmie Optician Qua and 43% of Saum women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saum were Jeweller optician and Teacher Supervis Of The Convict

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Director manager Ophchalmie Optician Qua
  • Gardener (corporation) (heavy)
  • Jeweller optician

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Nurse
  • Solicitors Clerk
  • Teacher Supervis Of The Convict

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Saum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Saum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saum 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 708 immigration records available for the last name Saum. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Saum. For the veterans among your Saum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saum Life Expectancy

What is the average Saum lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saum ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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