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Rushmore Name Meaning

English: perhaps a habitational name from Rushmere in Suffolk, near Lowestoft, so named from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + mere ‘pond’, ‘lake’. UK 38 perhaps also an Americanized form of German Ruschmeier, a topographic name for a farmer who lived and farmed in an area where reeds grew (see Rusch 1 and Meyer). exg***

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

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Rushmore Family Origin

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Rushmore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%
  • Physician

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rushmore family was Physician. The most common Rushmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rushmore's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushmore.

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Rushmore Life Expectancy

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