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Cumpston Name Meaning

Northern English: probably a variant of the Scottish habitational name Cumstoun, from Cumstoun in Kirkcudbrightshire or from Cumstone in Dumfriesshire. There are places in Cumbria named Cumpston Hill and Cumpstone House, but both take their names from a family called Compston or Cumpston, recorded in the area in the 16th century, rather than vice versa.

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


Similar surnames: Compton, Hurston, Upton, Kimpton, Cumpton, Hampton, Crumpton, Burston

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Cumpston Family Origin

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Cumpston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cumpston family was Laborer. The most common Cumpston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Cumpston's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cumpston.

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