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Brumby Family History

Brumby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire named Brumby, from the Old Norse personal name Brúni or from Old Norse brunnr ‘well’ + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Mumby, Busby, Ormsby, Cumby, Barnaby, Irby, Bradby, Brumm, Burby

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Where is the Brumby family from?

You can see how Brumby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brumby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brumby families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 7 Brumby families living in Tennessee. This was about 41% of all the recorded Brumby's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Brumby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brumby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brumby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brumby. 19% of Brumby men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Brumby women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brumby were Kennel Man and House Work.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Kennel Man
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • House Work
    25%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brumby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Brumby. For the veterans among your Brumby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brumby lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brumby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Brumby in 1953 was 64, and 72 in 2004.

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