Cumby Family History

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Cumby Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCombie. English (Norfolk): unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, of which the second element is Old Norse býr ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Mumby, Hemby, Camby, Cosby, Corby, Brumby, Furby, Burby, Colby, Canby

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Cumby Family Origin

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Cumby Family Occupations

What did your Cumby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cumby family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Wks On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cumby. The most common Cumby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Cumby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Wks On Farm

  • Farming


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

Cumby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cumby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cumby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 274 immigration records available for the last name Cumby. 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 Card

There are 984 military records available for the last name Cumby. For the veterans among your Cumby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cumby Life Expectancy

What is the average Cumby lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cumby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Cumby in 1955 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cumby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cumby 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.

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