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Hummel Family History

Hummel Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from a pet form of Humbert or Humbold (a compound name with the same first element + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’).German, Dutch, and Danish (of German origin): nickname for a busy or bustling person, from Middle High German hummel, Middle Dutch hommel ‘bee’, of imitative origin. Compare English humblebee, which in modern English has become bumblebee.

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

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154,612 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
18,987 Military Records
8,826 Immigration Records
61,805 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hummel Families

  • Number of Hummel families
     289 - 575
     97 - 288
     1 - 96
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hummel families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hummel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hummel Family Origin

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Hummel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hummel

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Hummel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hummel Civil War Service Records

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