Gumm Family History

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Gumm Name Meaning

English: from a nickname or byname from Middle English gome, Old English guma ‘man’. German: probably a variant of Gumme, from a Frisian personal name or a short form of a Germanic personal name such as Gundemar (gund ‘battle’ + mar, meri ‘famous’).

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


Similar surnames: Gump, Mumm, Humm, Gamm, Game, Gust, Gum, Kumm, Emm, Dumm

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Gumm Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gumm name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gumm. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    13%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Gumm Family Origin

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Gumm Family Occupations

What did your Gumm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gumm. The most common Gumm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Gumm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gumm family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gumm ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gumm Historical Records

What Gumm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Gumm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gumm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 933 immigration records available for the last name Gumm. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Gumm. For the veterans among your Gumm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gumm Life Expectancy

What is the average Gumm lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gumm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gumm in 1953 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gumm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gumm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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