Rummel Family History

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Rummel Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Rommel. German: perhaps a nickname for a noisemaker, from Middle High German rummeln ‘to make noise’, ‘to move impetuously’, which, however, is not recorded until the 15th century. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rommel, Hummel, Rumpel, Rammel, Thummel, Rummler, Rumer, Summer

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Rummel Family Origin

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Rummel Family Occupations

What did your Rummel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rummel. 13% of Rummel men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Rummel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rummel were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    7%
  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

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

Rummel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Rummel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rummel 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 Rummel. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Rummel. For the veterans among your Rummel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rummel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rummel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rummel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rummel in 1952 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rummel

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