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The GUMMER surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 299 62577 0 1
United States (1880 census) 87 34316 0 2
Change since 1880 +212 -28261 +N/A -1
Other Countries
Australia 56 23307 0 3
United Kingdom 502 8832 0.001 11
Top States for GUMMER by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Ohio 34 28394 0.000 3
Maryland 32 13948 0.001 6
California 28 60607 0.000 1
Indiana 21 22438 0.000 3
Texas 20 44372 0.000 1
Top States for GUMMER by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Montana 18 6495 0.002 20
North Dakota 5 14958 0.001 8
Maryland 32 13948 0.001 6
Alaska 3 26905 0.000 5
Kentucky 19 12293 0.000 5


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called GUMMER live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called GUMMER represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called GUMMER in Ohio than any other state, but you are more likely to find a GUMMER by picking someone at random in Montana than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of GUMMER

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Occupational Name

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the GUMMER surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the GUMMER surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of GUMMER in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 256 85.62
Black/African American 35 11.71
Mixed Race 6 2.01
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan None reported 0
White (Hispanic) Less than 100 Insignificant

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the GUMMER surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of GUMMER in historical publications

Sorry, we don't have any information on the meaning of GUMMER.

Similar names to GUMMER

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as GUMMER.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for GUMMER

The following words are slight variants of GUMMER that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.