Tuma Family History

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Tuma Name Meaning

Czech (Tuma) and Polish: from a variant of the personal name Tomáš, Polish Tomasz (see Thomas). This surname is also found in Slovenia. Arabic: from Tuma, Arabic form of Thomas.

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

Similar surnames: Toma, Thuma, Touma, Tuman, Tyma, Kuba, Tupa, Kula, Turk, Buza

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Tuma Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tuma name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tuma. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


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Tuma Family Origin

Where is the Tuma family from?

Tuma Family Occupations

What did your Tuma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Store and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuma. The most common Tuma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Tuma's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tuma family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Tuma Historical Records

What Tuma family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Tuma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuma 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tuma. 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 Tuma. For the veterans among your Tuma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuma Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuma lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tuma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tuma in 1955 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuma 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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