Shumate Family History
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Shumate Name Meaning
Americanized form of southern French De la Chaumette, a topographic name for someone who lived on a chaumette, a high, arid plateau with very little vegetation, derived from a diminutive of chaume ‘bare land’ (a specialized sense of Latin calmus ‘calm’, ‘unruffled’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Shoemate, Shumard, Mate, Humble, Shute, Shumake, Strate, Chute