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Um Name Meaning

Korean (Ŭm): variant of Ŏm (see Om ). Cambodian: written អ៊ុំ same as Oum .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Om, Un, Hum, Sum, Oum, U, Im, Yum, Uy, Ty

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Where is the Um family from?

You can see how Um families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Um family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Um families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Um family living in Warwickshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Um's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Um families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Um surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Um ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Um. 100% of Um men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Um. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Um 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 616 immigration records available for the last name Um. 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 116 military records available for the last name Um. For the veterans among your Um ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Um lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Um life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Um in 1977 was 58, and 61 in 2004.

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