Schum Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. Respelling of German Schumm.

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


Similar surnames: Schumm, Schuh, Schur, Schul, Shum, Schub, Schut, Schaul, Schulz

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Schum Family Origin

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Schum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schum. The most common Schum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Schum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schum family was Laborer.

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Schum Historical Records

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Schum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Schum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schum in 1962 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schum

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