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Sumners Family History

Sumners Name Meaning
English: variant or patronymic form of Sumner.

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

53,933 Historical Documents with Sumners on Ancestry.com
11,563 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,965 Military Records
939 Immigration Records
13,526 Census and Voter Lists
25,940 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sumners Families

  • Number of Sumners families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sumners families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sumners families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sumners Family Origin

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Sumners Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sumners

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Sumners Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sumners census records

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Sumners Civil War Service Records

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