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Dumm Name Meaning

German: nickname for a gullible person, from Middle High German tump ‘simple’, ‘naïve’ (from Old High German tumb ‘dumb’).

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


Similar surnames: Damm, Drumm, Thumm, Kumm, Durm, Humm, Gumm, Ramm, Duer, Lumm

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Dumm Family Origin

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Dumm Family Occupations

What did your Dumm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dumm. 22% of Dumm men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Dumm women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dumm were Manager and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Teacher
    9%

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

Dumm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dumm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dumm 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Dumm. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dumm. For the veterans among your Dumm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dumm Life Expectancy

What is the average Dumm lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Dumm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dumm in 1947 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dumm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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