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Lumb Family History

Lumb Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lum.

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


Similar surnames: Lum, Limb, Plumb, Crumb, Comb, Tomb, Lucy, Lem, Huml, Luiz

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Where is the Lumb family from?

You can see how Lumb families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lumb family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lumb families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Lumb families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lumb's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Lumb families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lumb surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lumb ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lumb. 17% of Lumb men worked as a Salesman and 23% of Lumb women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lumb were Truck Driver and Laborer.

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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

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    23%
  • Cook
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Laborer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Lumb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lumb 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lumb. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lumb. For the veterans among your Lumb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lumb lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lumb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lumb in 1963 was 82, and 75 in 2004.

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