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Gumz Family History

Gumz Name Meaning

German: variant of Gums.

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


Similar surnames: Gutz, Gumm, Gums, Genz, Gump, Getz, Kurz, Bumb, Gum, Guss

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Where is the Gumz family from?

You can see how Gumz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gumz family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Gumz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Gumz families living in Wisconsin. This was about 59% of all the recorded Gumz's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Gumz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gumz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gumz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gumz. 42% of Gumz men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Gumz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gumz were Laborer and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    24%
  • Maid
    24%
  • Housewife
    24%
  • Stenographer
    16%
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What Gumz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gumz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gumz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 211 immigration records available for the last name Gumz. 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 Cards

There are 355 military records available for the last name Gumz. For the veterans among your Gumz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gumz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gumz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gumz in 1958 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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