Tumey Family History

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Tumey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Tümme, a variant of Thieme, or from a nickname from Middle High German tumbe ‘dumb’, ‘inexperienced’, ‘naive’; ‘mute’.

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

Similar surnames: Tussey, Buley, Busey, Duey, Mummey, Tukes, Ruley, Kuney, Tiley, Kumer

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Tumey Family Origin

Where is the Tumey family from?

Tumey Family Occupations

What did your Tumey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tumey. A less common occupation for the Tumey family was Carpenter. The most common Tumey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Tumey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Tumey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tumey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tumey 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Tumey. 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 745 military records available for the last name Tumey. For the veterans among your Tumey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tumey Life Expectancy

What is the average Tumey lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tumey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tumey in 1946 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tumey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tumey 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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