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Gumble Family History

Gumble Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gumbel.

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


Similar surnames: Gamble, Rumple, Gibble, Gable, Rumbley, Kimble, Goble, Guile, Ruble

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Where is the Gumble family from?

You can see how Gumble families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gumble family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gumble families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Gumble families living in New Jersey. This was about 33% of all the recorded Gumble's in USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Gumble families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gumble surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gumble ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gumble. 27% of Gumble men worked as a Carpenter and 67% of Gumble women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gumble were Farm Laborer and Student. .

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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

  • Carpenter
    27%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    67%
  • Student
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gumble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gumble 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 374 immigration records available for the last name Gumble. 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 348 military records available for the last name Gumble. For the veterans among your Gumble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gumble lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gumble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Gumble in 1962 was 77, and 61 in 2004.

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