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Hummel Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a pet form of Humbert or Humbold (a compound name with the same first element + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’). German, Dutch, and Danish (of German origin): nickname for a busy or bustling person, from Middle High German hummel, Middle Dutch hommel ‘bee’, of imitative origin. Compare English humblebee, which in modern English has become bumblebee.

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


Similar surnames: Himmel, Thummel, Kummer, Hammel, Hommel, Hammer, Rummel, Hamel

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Hummel Family Origin

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Hummel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hummel. The most common Hummel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Hummel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hummel family was Carpenter.

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Hummel Life Expectancy

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