Summers Family History

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Summers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Summer 1. Irish (Sligo): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ‘descendant of Somachán’, a nickname meaning ‘gentle’, ‘innocent’. Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish name.

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


Similar surnames: Summer, Sommer, Sumners, Simmers, Simmer, Sommers, Somers, Dummer

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Summers Family Origin

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Summers Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    2%

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

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Summers Historical Records

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Summers Life Expectancy

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