Stum Name Meaning

Dutch: descriptive nickname for a mute person, from Middle Low German stum ‘mute’.

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


Similar surnames: Stumm, Sturm, Stump, Stam, Star, Saum, Baum, Salm, Stumpf, Stuck

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Stum Family Origin

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Stum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Agriculturist

    3%
  • Baker

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Agriculturist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stum. A less common occupation for the Stum family was Baker. The most common Stum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Stum's were Farmers.

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Stum Historical Records

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Stum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Stum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stum in 1958 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stum

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