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Gumm Family History

Gumm Name Meaning
English: from a nickname or byname from Middle English gome, Old English guma ‘man’.German: probably a variant of Gumme, from a Frisian personal name or a short form of a Germanic personal name such as Gundemar (gund ‘battle’ + mar, meri ‘famous’).

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

69,783 Historical Documents with Gumm on Ancestry.com
19,052 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,374 Military Records
861 Immigration Records
11,430 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gumm Families

  • Number of Gumm families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gumm families
     43 - 84
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gumm last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gumm Family Origin

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Gumm Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gumm

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Gumm Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gumm Civil War Service Records

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