Shumate Family History

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Shumate Name Meaning

Americanized form of southern French De la Chaumette, a topographic name for someone who lived on a chaumette, a high, arid plateau with very little vegetation, derived from a diminutive of chaume ‘bare land’ (a specialized sense of Latin calmus ‘calm’, ‘unruffled’).

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


Similar surnames: Shoemate, Shumard, Mate, Humble, Shute, Shumake, Strate, Chute

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Shumate Family Origin

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Shumate Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shumate family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shumate. The most common Shumate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Shumate's were Farmers.

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Shumate Historical Records

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Shumate Life Expectancy

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