Sumey Family History

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Sumey Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Summey, Sutley, Stamey, Smay, Sully, Sovey, Cumby, Buley, Sobey

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Sumey Family Origin

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Sumey Family Occupations

What did your Sumey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sumey family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sumey. The most common Sumey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sumey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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

Sumey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sumey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sumey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sumey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sumey. For the veterans among your Sumey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sumey Life Expectancy

What is the average Sumey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sumey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Sumey in 1954 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sumey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sumey 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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