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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gumbs

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G is for goal, your eye on the future.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gumbs

Keith Gumbs is a soccer player for the Newtown United FC, FC Twente, Oldham Athletic A.F.C., FC Felgueiras, Panionios F.C., SK Sturm Graz, Hull City A.F.C., San Juan Jabloteh F.C., Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Happy Valley AA, Sabah United FC, Kitchee SC, Sriwijaya FC, Arema Cronus F.C., and Sai. Keith was born on September 12th, 1972 in Basseterre.


Onaje Allan Gumbs is a bebop, hard bop, soul jazz, smooth jazz, and jazz fusion musician. He was most active from 1970 to present. Onaje was given the name Allan Bentley Gumbs on September 3rd, 1949 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Evan Gumbs is a soccer player for the Salford City F.C., Tranmere Rovers F.C., Burscough F.C., and Trafford F.C. Evan was born on July 21st, 1997 in Runcorn, England.


Jose Gumbs is a football player. His ongoing career started in 2013. Jose was born on April 20th, 1988 in Queens.


Marcel Gumbs is a 2nd Prime Minister of Sint Maarten. Marcel was born on February 26th, 1953 in Curaçao.


Jermaine Gumbs is a soccer player for the Beaconsfield Town F.C., Slough Town F.C., Windsor & Eton F.C., Burnham F.C., Binfield F.C., Hillingdon Borough F.C., Uxbridge F.C., Marlow F.C., Windsor F.C., Amersham Town F.C., Harefield United F.C., A.F.C. Hayes, and Anguilla national football team. Jermaine was born on May 5th, 1986 in Slough, England.


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Popularity of Gumbs as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gumbs U.S.
  White 7.06% 64.26%
  African American 74.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.95% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gumbs

People with the last name Gumbs are most frequently African American or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Gumbs

  • How Popular is the name Gumbs? As a last name Gumbs was the 15,527th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Gumbs? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Gumbs was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Gumbs: Your name in reverse order is Sbmug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usbmg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gumbs? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,885 people with the last name Gumbs.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gumbs? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gumbs as their last name since less than 1 person in 156k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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