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Mumm Name Meaning

from the medieval personal name Mummo. This is probably a short form of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements mund ‘protection’ + a second element beginning with m-, such as man ‘man’ or muot ‘courage’. (Swabian): nickname for a grumpy individual, from mummen ‘to mumble’.

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


Similar surnames: Gumm, Humm, Muns, Mudd, Emm, Muni, Muno, Kumm, Muro, Gamm

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Where is the Mumm family from?

You can see how Mumm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mumm family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mumm families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Mumm family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Mumm's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mumm families in 1840.
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What did your Mumm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mumm. 37% of Mumm men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Mumm women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mumm were Farming and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mumm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mumm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mumm. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mumm. For the veterans among your Mumm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mumm lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mumm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mumm in 1950 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

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