Rumney Family History

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Rumney Name Meaning

English: variant of Romney.

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

Similar surnames: Rumsey, Rumley, Rumer, Brumley, Romney, Rummer, Rumpel, Sumner

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Rumney Family Origin

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Rumney Family Occupations

What did your Rumney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carver and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rumney. The most common Rumney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Rumney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rumney family was Coaling.

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  • Farmer

  • Carver

  • Clergyman

  • Coaling


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rumney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rumney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Rumney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rumney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rumney. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rumney. For the veterans among your Rumney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rumney Life Expectancy

What is the average Rumney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rumney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rumney in 1957 was 52, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rumney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rumney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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