Kummer Family History

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Kummer Name Meaning

from Middle High German kummer, kumber ‘grief’, ‘distress’, ‘trouble’, hence a byname for someone who had suffered some loss or other misfortune; or alternatively a topographic name of the same origin for a person living near a rubble heap. Kummer is also a slang word for a penitentiary, and in some instances the surname may have arisen as nickname for a prisoner or a jailer. possibly a derivative of the medieval personal name Kunemar, of which the first element is from Old High German kuoni ‘bold’ or chunni ‘people’ (see Konrad); the second is from Old High German mari ‘fame’, ‘glory’.

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


Similar surnames: Summer, Kimmer, Kumler, Hammer, Dummer, Kammer, Kimmet, Rummler

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Kummer Family Origin

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Kummer Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kummer. A less common occupation for the Kummer family was Tailor. The most common Kummer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Kummer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Saloon Keeper

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

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Kummer Historical Records

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Kummer Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Kummer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kummer in 1952 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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