Gums Family History

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Gums Name Meaning

German: from the Slavic place name Gümse (earlier Gumisa), name of a place in Lusatia.

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

Similar surnames: Gumm, Gump, Puls, Gust, Grum, Gu, Luks, Bumb, Goos, Gans

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Gums Family Origin

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Gums Family Occupations

What did your Gums ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gums occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 20% of Gums's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Colliery Lab and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gums. A less common occupation for the Gums family was Gardener.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Colliery Lab

  • Dressmaker

  • Gardener


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

Gums Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gums. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gums 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Gums. 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 407 military records available for the last name Gums. For the veterans among your Gums ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gums Life Expectancy

What is the average Gums lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gums life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gums in 1959 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gums

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gums 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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