Sorum Name Meaning

Norwegian (Sørum): habitational name from any of fifteen or more farmsteads in southeastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Suðrheimr, from suðr ‘south’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Norum, Solum, Borum, Marum, Narum, Orum, Sorbo, Boyum, Holum, Sveum

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Sorum Family Origin

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Sorum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Sorum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Sorum's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Shoe Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sorum.

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Sorum Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Sorum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sorum in 1949 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorum

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