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Rumbley Name Meaning

English: see Rumley. 1881 British census has 15 Probably an Americanized spelling of Swiss GermannRümbeli, from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formednwith Old High German hruom ‘fame’, or of South GermannRümple, Rümpfle, or Rümpfli, humorousnnicknames for someone who was short and stocky, from Middle HighnGerman rump(h) ‘bent’, ‘crooked’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rumler, Rumley, Rubley, Crumble, Ruble, Rupley, Humble, Krumrey

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Where is the Rumbley family from?

You can see how Rumbley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rumbley family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rumbley families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rumbley family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Rumbley's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Rumbley families in 1840.
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What did your Rumbley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Spooler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rumbley. 27% of Rumbley men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Rumbley women worked as a Spooler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rumbley were Mechanic and Spinner. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Mechanic
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Spooler
    43%
  • New Worker
    29%
  • Spinner
    29%
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Passenger Lists

There are 65 immigration records available for the last name Rumbley. 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 795 military records available for the last name Rumbley. For the veterans among your Rumbley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rumbley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rumbley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rumbley in 1961 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

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