Schaum Family History

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Schaum Name Meaning

German: nickname either for a cook or an empty talker, from Middle High German, Middle Low German schum ‘froth’, ‘foam’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaul, Schaub, Schlup, Schwarm, Schur, Schatz, Schaal, Schlau, Scheu

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Schaum Family Origin

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Schaum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Glass Blower

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaum. A less common occupation for the Schaum family was Glass Blower. The most common Schaum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Schaum's were Farmers.

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Schaum Historical Records

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Schaum Life Expectancy

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