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Rumschlag Family History

Rumschlag Name Meaning
German: probably a nickname or topographic name in sentence form, ‘raum den Schlag ’ ‘clear the (tree-felling) area’, from Middle Low German rumen ‘to clear’, ‘leave’ + schlag (standardized) ‘cleared area’. Not in HB, HN, BR, or SFN at Ru-, Ro-, Rö-.

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

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1,038 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
80 Military Records
3 Immigration Records
308 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rumschlag Families

  • Number of Rumschlag families
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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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