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Rumsey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Romsey in Hampshire, so named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Rum (a short form of compound names with the first element rum) + Old English eg ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen’.

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

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Rumsey Family Origin

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Rumsey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rumsey. A less common occupation for the Rumsey family was Farming. The most common Rumsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Rumsey's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Rumsey | Data not to scale

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Rumsey Life Expectancy

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