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Summey Family History

Summey Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. In part perhaps an Americanized spelling of the Swiss family name Sumi (unexplained) or of southern French Soumet, a topographic name from a diminutive of Occitan soum ‘summit’, ‘peak’. SFN.

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

57,346 Historical Documents with Summey on Ancestry.com
11,864 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,794 Military Records
193 Immigration Records
6,576 Census and Voter Lists
36,919 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Summey Families

  • Number of Summey families
     38 - 74
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Summey families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Summey families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Summey Family Origin

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Summey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Summey

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Summey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Summey Civil War Service Records

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