Sumlin Family History

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Sumlin Name Meaning

Possibly English, a reduced form of Summerlin.

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


Similar surnames: Hulin, Tumlin, Burlin, Gamlin, Simkin, Tomlin, Sumsion, Sullen

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Sumlin Family Origin

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Sumlin Family Occupations

What did your Sumlin ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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

Sumlin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sumlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sumlin lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sumlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Sumlin in 1948 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sumlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sumlin 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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