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Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the Gumm family. The Gumm surname evolved as a local name for a family that lived in Bavaria, where their name rose to prominence through their involvement in the social and cultural affairs of the area.

Gumm Early Origins



The surname Gumm was first found in Bavaria, where in ancient times the name Gummer came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the region's feudal society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the household acquired distant estates which in turn elevated their social status.

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Gumm Spelling Variations


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Gumm Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Gumm include Gummer, Gumer, Gumme, Gumm, Gum, Guma, Gumma, Gummers, Gumers, Gumen, Guemel, Gummere, Gummen, Gummel, Gummle, Gumere, Gumen, Gumel, Gumle, Gummaer, Gumaer, Guemmer, Gommer, Guemer, Gomer, Guemmere, Guemmen, Guemmel, Gommere, Gommen, Gomere, Gomen, Guemel and many more.

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Gumm Early History


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Gumm Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gumm research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1688 is included under the topic Early Gumm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gumm Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gumm Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gumm Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Gumm or a variant listed above:

Gumm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aa Gumm, aged 38, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Jakob Gumm, who arrived in North America in 1857
  • Jakob Gumm arrived in North America in 1857
  • Maria Katharina Gumm, who landed in Brazil in 1861
  • Peter Paul Gumm, aged 25, arrived in Brazil in 1861
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gumm Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • W.A. Gumm, aged 42, who landed in America from Grand Rubans, in 1906
  • Harris H. Gumm, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Mary Gumm, aged 24, who settled in America from London, England, in 1909
  • Simon Gumm, aged 33, who landed in America from London, England, in 1909
  • Tobias Gumm, aged 0, who emigrated to America from London, England, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gumm Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Gumm, English convict from Southampton, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gumm (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gumm (post 1700)



  • Jay Paul Gumm, American Oklahoma Democratic politician
  • Brad Gumm, American mixed martial artist
  • Jay Paul Gumm, American Democrat politician, Member of Oklahoma State Senate 6th District; Elected 2002
  • Deena Gumm, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004
  • Carl Gumm, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Montana State House of Representatives 8th District, 2010
  • Frances Gumm (1922-1969), original name of Judy Garland, American Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award winning actress and singer
  • James Gumm, Australian member of John Batman's party that was involved in the foundation of the city that became Melbourne

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822

Other References

  1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  11. ...

The Gumm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gumm Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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