Sumey Family History

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Sumey Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Summey, Sutley, Stamey, Smay, Sully, Sovey, Cumby, Buley, Sobey

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Sumey Family Origin

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Sumey Family Occupations

What did your Sumey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sumey. 17% of Sumey men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Sumey women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sumey were Engineer and Candy Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Coal Loader
    6%
  • Engineer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
    11%
  • Bareter
    6%
  • Beautician
    6%
  • Candy Worker
    6%

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

Sumey Historical Records

What Sumey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sumey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sumey 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 113 immigration records available for the last name Sumey. 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 236 military records available for the last name Sumey. For the veterans among your Sumey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sumey Life Expectancy

What is the average Sumey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sumey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Sumey in 1954 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sumey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sumey 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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