Last name: HUME

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HUME : This last name is indexed 128,334 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HUME : 1: Scottish (Lowlands) and northern English: variant of Hulme with loss of l before the bilabial consonant /m/ as in the vocabulary word calm. See Holm and Home.2: Scottish: habitational name either from the barony of Home or from Hume (or Home) in Berwickshire from which the barony took its name. The placename derives from Old English hōum dative plural form of hōh ‘heel spur of land’.

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