Sumter Family History

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Sumter Name Meaning

English: variant of Sumpter.

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

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Sumter Family Origin

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Sumter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    5%

In 1880, the most common Sumter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Sumter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sumter family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sumter.

Source: Census data for Sumter | Data not to scale

Sumter Historical Records

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Sumter Life Expectancy

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