Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. /ɔː/ s + /u:/ m, AW-sum
Other Forms FormsAasum, Aasumb, and Awsumb
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 8/13/2019
Habitation surname from farms found in several places in Scandinavia. Derived from Old Norse: aas ‘hill’ + um ‘around’. The meaning and pronunciation is the same for all forms: Åsum, Aasum, Aasumb, and Awsumb.