Dummer Family History

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Dummer Name Meaning

nickname meaning ‘the foolish one’, from a noun derivative of Middle High German tump ‘simple’ (see Dumm). (Dümmer) from the name of a lake near Oldenburg, in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Kummer, Summer, Demmer, Dumler, Rummler, Demler, Ducker, Sommer

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Dummer Family Origin

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Dummer Family Occupations

What did your Dummer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dummer. 20% of Dummer men worked as a Gardener and 79% of Dummer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dummer were Retired and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
  • Postman
  • Bricklayer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dummer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Dummer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dummer 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 Dummer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Dummer. For the veterans among your Dummer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dummer Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dummer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Dummer in 1949 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dummer 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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