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Pum Family History

Pum Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Pu, Lum, Plum, Yum, Sum, Hum, Puma, Gum, Pam, Um

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Where is the Pum family from?

You can see how Pum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pum family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pum families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Pum families living in Suffolk. This was about 38% of all the recorded Pum's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Pum families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pum. 100% of Pum men worked as a Truck Driver and 100% of Pum women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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What Pum family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pum 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Pum. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 906 military records available for the last name Pum. For the veterans among your Pum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pum lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Pum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pum in 1966 was 71, and 39 in 2002.

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