Dummer Family History

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Dummer Name Meaning

nickname meaning ‘the foolish one’, from a noun derivative of Middle High German tump ‘simple’ (see Dumm). (Dümmer) from the name of a lake near Oldenburg, in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Kummer, Summer, Demmer, Dumler, Rummler, Demler, Ducker, Sommer

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Dummer Family Origin

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Dummer Family Occupations

What did your Dummer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Servent, Factory Hand and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dummer. The most common Dummer occupation in Canada was Servent. 33% of Dummer's were Servents. A less common occupation for the Dummer family was Labourer.

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  • Servent

    33%
  • Factory Hand

    17%
  • Going To School

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dummer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dummer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dummer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dummer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dummer. 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 Dummer. For the veterans among your Dummer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dummer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dummer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dummer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Dummer in 1949 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dummer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dummer 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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