Wurm Family History

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Wurm Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German wurm, Middle Low German worm ‘worm’, ‘snake’, ‘dragon’, ‘mythical beast’.

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

Similar surnames: Warm, Worm, Turk, Murr, Durm, Sturm, Zurn, Durr, Burt, Gurr

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Wurm Family Origin

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Wurm Family Occupations

What did your Wurm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wurm. 26% of Wurm men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Wurm women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wurm were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer

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

Wurm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Wurm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wurm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wurm. 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 Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Wurm. For the veterans among your Wurm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wurm Life Expectancy

What is the average Wurm lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wurm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wurm in 1949 was 72, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wurm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wurm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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