Lumm Family History

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Lumm Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; possibly a nickname for a weak or listless person from the Hessian dialect word lumm ‘soft’, ‘slack’, ‘limp’.

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

Similar surnames: Lum, Humm, Dumm, Lamm, Bump, Komm, Gumm, Lurz, Plump, Lunz

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Lumm Family Origin

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Lumm Family Occupations

What did your Lumm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lumm. A less common occupation for the Lumm family was Car Cleaner. The most common Lumm occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Lumm's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Car Cleaner


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

Lumm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lumm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lumm 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 397 immigration records available for the last name Lumm. 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 921 military records available for the last name Lumm. For the veterans among your Lumm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lumm Life Expectancy

What is the average Lumm lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lumm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lumm in 1959 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lumm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lumm 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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