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Humm Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French homme ‘man’ (Latin homo), representing an Anglo-Norman translation of German Mann. North German (Frisian): from a short form of Humbert or Humbold (a compound name with the same first element + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’).

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


Similar surnames: Gumm, Mumm, Hamm, Huff, Homme, Kumm, Dumm, Thumm, Harm, Ramm

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Humm Family Origin

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Humm Family Occupations

What did your Humm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Shoe Maker and County Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Humm. The most common Humm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Humm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Humm family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Shoe Maker

    10%
  • County Clerk

    5%
  • Engineer

    5%

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

Humm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Humm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humm 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Humm. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Humm. For the veterans among your Humm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humm Life Expectancy

What is the average Humm lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Humm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Humm in 1958 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humm 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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