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Sumner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a summoner, an official who was responsible for ensuring the appearance of witnesses in court, Middle English sumner, sumnor.

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


Similar surnames: Summer, Turner, Sutter, Suter, Gunner, Sommer, Sumners, Seiner

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Sumner Family Origin

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Sumner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%

In 1881, the most common Sumner occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Sumner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sumner family was Cotton Weaver. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sumner.

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Sumner Historical Records

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Sumner Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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