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Shumate Family History

Shumate Name Meaning
Americanized form of southern French De la Chaumette, a topographic name for someone who lived on a chaumette, a high, arid plateau with very little vegetation, derived from a diminutive of chaume ‘bare land’ (a specialized sense of Latin calmus ‘calm’, ‘unruffled’).

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

298,819 Historical Documents with Shumate on Ancestry.com
41,239 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,200 Military Records
884 Immigration Records
23,860 Census and Voter Lists
225,636 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shumate Families

  • Number of Shumate families
     54 - 105
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shumate last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Shumate Family Origin

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Shumate Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Shumate

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Shumate Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shumate census records

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Shumate Civil War Service Records

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