Shumard Family History

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Shumard Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an Anglicized or Americanized form of French Chaumard, a nickname for a lazy person, from a derivative of Old French caume ‘great heat’.

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

Similar surnames: Shuford, Shumar, Huard, Hazard, Shumate, Sharar, Shepard, Cunard

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Shumard Family Origin

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Shumard Family Occupations

What did your Shumard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shumard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shumard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shumard family was 2nd Hand Dealer. Farmer, Painter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shumard.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter

  • Keeping House

  • 2nd Hand Dealer


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

Shumard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shumard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shumard 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 179 immigration records available for the last name Shumard. 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 799 military records available for the last name Shumard. For the veterans among your Shumard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shumard Life Expectancy

What is the average Shumard lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Shumard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shumard in 1955 was 64, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shumard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shumard 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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