Tumey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Tümme, a variant of Thieme, or from a nickname from Middle High German tumbe ‘dumb’, ‘inexperienced’, ‘naive’; ‘mute’.

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


Similar surnames: Tussey, Buley, Busey, Duey, Mummey, Tukes, Ruley, Kuney, Tiley, Kumer

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Tumey Family Origin

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Tumey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Tumey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Tumey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tumey. A less common occupation for the Tumey family was Carpenter.

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Tumey Historical Records

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Tumey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Tumey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tumey in 1946 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tumey

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