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Rumbo Family History

Rumbo Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from Rumbo in A Coruñanprovince. Spanish: nickname from Spanish rumbo ‘splendor’,n‘magnificance’. DK, kh

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

Similar surnames: Rubi, Ramo, Rubio, Rufo, Ruffo, Russo, Ruano, Grambo, Mumby, Kubo

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Where is the Rumbo family from?

You can see how Rumbo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rumbo family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rumbo families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Rumbo families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Rumbo's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rumbo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rumbo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rumbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rumbo. 50% of Rumbo men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Rumbo women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rumbo were Laborer and Waitress.

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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
  • Farm Hand
  • Farming
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • School Teacher
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rumbo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rumbo 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 224 immigration records available for the last name Rumbo. 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 232 military records available for the last name Rumbo. For the veterans among your Rumbo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rumbo lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rumbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Rumbo in 1957 was 72, and 68 in 2004.

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