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Cumbo Family History

Cumbo Name Meaning

Native American (Lumbee) and African American: from an Anglicized form of an unidentified African ethnic or personal name. Compare Cumbow Cumba and Cumby . — Note: In the data published in 2010 by the US Census Bureau bearers of the surname Cumbo are not reported as also “American Indian”. Italian (Sicily): nickname from medieval Greek kombos ‘deception trick’ or from southern dialect kombo ‘knot’ (from medieval Greek kombos ‘tie bond’).

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


Similar surnames: Zumbo, Curro, Curto, Carbo, Corbo, Lembo, Rumbo, Camby, Cupo, Fumo

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Where is the Cumbo family from?

You can see how Cumbo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cumbo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Cumbo families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Cumbo families living in Virginia. This was about 46% of all the recorded Cumbo's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Cumbo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cumbo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cumbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cumbo. 21% of Cumbo men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Cumbo women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cumbo were Truck Driver and Laundress. .

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Presser
    20%
  • Laundress
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cumbo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cumbo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 446 immigration records available for the last name Cumbo. 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 755 military records available for the last name Cumbo. For the veterans among your Cumbo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cumbo lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cumbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cumbo in 1957 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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