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Shrum Family History

Shrum Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schramm and Schrum .

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

Similar surnames: Shaum, Schrum, Sharum, Crum, Shue, Shoun, Hum, Burum, Krum, Shum

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Where is the Shrum family from?

You can see how Shrum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shrum family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Shrum families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Shrum families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Shrum's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Shrum families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shrum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmworker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Shrum. 100% of Shrum men worked as a Farmworker and 100% of Shrum women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farmworker

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Shrum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shrum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 508 immigration records available for the last name Shrum. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Shrum. For the veterans among your Shrum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shrum lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Shrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shrum in 1946 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

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