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Cudmore Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from a minor place, perhaps Cudmore Farm in Bampton, Devon, which is named with the Old English personal name Cudda + Old English mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Wetmore, Wedmore, Cudworth, Skidmore, Patmore, Wilmore, Cashmore

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Where is the Cudmore family from?

You can see how Cudmore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cudmore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cudmore families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Cudmore family living in Connecticut. This was about 50% of all the recorded Cudmore's in the USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Cudmore families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cudmore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cudmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cudmore. 26% of Cudmore men worked as a Laborer and 55% of Cudmore women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cudmore were Farmer and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    23%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    55%
  • Housewife
    28%
  • Clerk
    19%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Cudmore lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cudmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Cudmore in 1947 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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