Thumm Family History

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Thumm Name Meaning

German: nickname for a foolish person, from Middle High German tump ‘ignorant’, ‘stupid’ (Old High German tumb ‘mute’).

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


Similar surnames: Thum, Dumm, Humm, Trumm, Brumm, Stumm, Thummel, Drumm, Hamm, Krumm

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Thumm Family Origin

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Thumm Family Occupations

What did your Thumm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Thumm. 8% of Thumm men worked as a Clerk and 10% of Thumm women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thumm were Carpenter and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    8%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housework
    7%

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

Thumm Historical Records

What Thumm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Thumm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thumm 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 783 immigration records available for the last name Thumm. 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 816 military records available for the last name Thumm. For the veterans among your Thumm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thumm Life Expectancy

What is the average Thumm lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Thumm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Thumm in 1947 was 70, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thumm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thumm 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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