Hummer Family History

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Hummer Name Meaning

German (Frisian): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hugi ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + mari ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Hemmer, Huger, Kummer, Harmer, Huffer, Hommer, Homme, Hilmer, Hammer

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Hummer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hummer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hummer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    13%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • France

    3%

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Hummer Family Origin

Where is the Hummer family from?

Hummer Family Occupations

What did your Hummer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hummer occupation in the UK was Carman. 33% of Hummer's were Carmans. A less common occupation for the Hummer family was Lt Colonel Retired Dpty Governor Borstal. Carman and Laundress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hummer.

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  • Carman

    33%
  • Laundress

    33%
  • Lt Colonel Retired Dpty Governor Borstal

    33%

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

Hummer Historical Records

What Hummer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Hummer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hummer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hummer. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hummer. For the veterans among your Hummer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hummer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hummer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hummer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hummer in 1952 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hummer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hummer 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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