Humes Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): perhaps a variant of Holme.

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


Similar surnames: Hume, Hames, Homes, Hewes, Tukes, Hamel, Hudes, Elmes, Harmes, Hamer

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Humes Family Origin

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Humes Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    35%
  • Coalminer

    4%
  • Hawker

    4%
  • Laundress

    4%

In 1881, the most common Humes occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 35% of Humes's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Coalminer and Hawker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Humes. A less common occupation for the Humes family was Laundress.

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Humes Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Humes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Humes in 1943 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humes

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