Sumwalt Family History

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Sumwalt Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Zumwalt.

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


Similar surnames: Zumwalt, Smaltz, Daywalt, Walt, Shumake, Zumalt, Schwalm, Gotwalt

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Sumwalt Family Origin

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Sumwalt Family Occupations

What did your Sumwalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sumwalt. A less common occupation for the Sumwalt family was Farming. The most common Sumwalt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Sumwalt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Brick Mason

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Sumwalt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sumwalt Life Expectancy

What is the average Sumwalt lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Sumwalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sumwalt in 1966 was 79, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sumwalt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sumwalt 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.

Famous Sumwalt Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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