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Mumby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so named from the Old Norse personal name Mundi (see Monday 1) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Cumby, Hamby, Gunby, Brumby, Lusby, Furby, Busby, Mosby, Milby, Hubby

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Where is the Mumby family from?

You can see how Mumby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mumby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mumby families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Mumby family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Mumby's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Mumby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mumby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mumby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mumby. 31% of Mumby men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mumby women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mumby were Proprietor and Clerk.

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Mumby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mumby 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mumby. 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 981 military records available for the last name Mumby. For the veterans among your Mumby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mumby lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mumby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mumby in 1948 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

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