Humes Family History

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Humes Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): perhaps a variant of Holme.

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

Similar surnames: Hume, Hames, Homes, Hewes, Tukes, Hamel, Hudes, Elmes, Harmes, Hamer

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Humes Family Origin

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Humes Family Occupations

What did your Humes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Humes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Humes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Humes. A less common occupation for the Humes family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Humes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Humes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humes 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Humes. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Humes. For the veterans among your Humes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humes Life Expectancy

What is the average Humes lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Humes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Humes in 1943 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humes 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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