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Rumer Family History

Rumer Name Meaning
Perhaps an altered spelling of English Rummer.German: variant of Ruhmer, a nickname from Middle High German ruomære ‘braggart’.German: from an old personal name formed with Old High German hruom ‘fame’.

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

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5,411 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
957 Military Records
537 Immigration Records
6,365 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rumer Families

  • Number of Rumer families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rumer families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rumer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rumer census records

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Rumer Family Origin

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Rumer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rumer

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Rumer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rumer census records

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Rumer Civil War Service Records

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