Gums Name Meaning

German: from the Slavic place name Gümse (earlier Gumisa), name of a place in Lusatia.

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


Similar surnames: Gumm, Gump, Puls, Gust, Grum, Gu, Luks, Bumb, Goos, Gans

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Gums Family Origin

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Gums Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gums family was Grocer. The most common Gums occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Gums's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gums.

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Gums Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Gums life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gums in 1959 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gums

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