Hume Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Home in Berwickshire. Scottish, English (East Anglia), and Irish: variant of Holme, from Old Danish hulm.

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


Similar surnames: Home, Hulme, Hamel, Humm, Hue, Duke, Humes, Hope, Hyde, Hum

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Hume Family Origin

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Hume Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Hume occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Hume's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hume. A less common occupation for the Hume family was Farmer.

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Hume Historical Records

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Hume Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Hume life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hume in 1943 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hume

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