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Cumberland Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria).

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


Similar surnames: Sunderland, Cleveland, Copeland, Cumberbatch, Sauerland, Morland

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Cumberland Family Origin

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Cumberland Family Occupations

What did your Cumberland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cumberland. A less common occupation for the Cumberland family was Laborer. The most common Cumberland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Cumberland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cumberland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cumberland Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cumberland ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cumberland Life Expectancy

What is the average Cumberland lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, Cumberland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cumberland in 1957 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cumberland ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Cumberland Family

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