Thummel Family History

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Thummel Name Meaning

German (Thümmel): nickname for a loud or boisterous person, from Middle High German tumel ‘loud noise’ or tumelen ‘to play around boisterously’.

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

Similar surnames: Hummel, Thumm, Tremmel, Rummel, Trummer, Himmel, Kummer, Hammel

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Thummel Family Origin

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Thummel Family Occupations

What did your Thummel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thummel family was Cooper. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thummel. The most common Thummel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Thummel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Lawyer

  • Cooper


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Thummel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Thummel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thummel 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 471 immigration records available for the last name Thummel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Thummel. For the veterans among your Thummel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thummel Life Expectancy

What is the average Thummel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Thummel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Thummel in 1962 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

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