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Dunmore Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from Dunmore Farm in Oxfordshire or from any of many places in Scotland named in Gaelic as Dún Môr ‘great hill’. The surname is most common in the Midland counties of England.

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

Similar surnames: Dunsmore, Dunmire, Dunford, Dundore, Cudmore, Dunton, Dinsmore

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Dunmore Family Origin

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Dunmore Family Occupations

What did your Dunmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunmore. The most common Dunmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Dunmore's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dunmore family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Dunmore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Dunmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunmore 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dunmore. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dunmore. For the veterans among your Dunmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunmore lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dunmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dunmore in 1952 was 50, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunmore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunmore 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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