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Kumm Family History

Kumm Name Meaning
North German: metonymic occupational name from Middle Low German kum(p) ‘bowl’.Swiss German: topographic name for someone living in a valley, from Swiss German kumme ‘hollow’.

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

19,281 Historical Documents with Kumm on Ancestry.com
6,874 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,060 Military Records
887 Immigration Records
3,778 Census and Voter Lists
6,682 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kumm Families

  • Number of Kumm families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kumm families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kumm last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kumm census records

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Kumm Family Origin

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Kumm Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kumm

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Kumm Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kumm census records

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Kumm Civil War Service Records

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