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Hume Family History

Hume Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Home in Berwickshire.Scottish, English (East Anglia), and Irish: variant of Holme, from Old Danish hulm.

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

635,684 Historical Documents with Hume on Ancestry.com
130,855 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,074 Military Records
28,682 Immigration Records
114,938 Census and Voter Lists
347,135 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hume Families

  • Number of Hume families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hume families
     210 - 418
     71 - 209
     1 - 70
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hume families
     254 - 505
     85 - 253
     1 - 84
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hume Family Origin

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Hume Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hume

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Hume Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hume census records

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Hume Civil War Service Records

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