Umpleby Family History

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Umpleby Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Anlaby in Humberside, recorded 1234 as Anlaweby but in Domesday Book as Umloueby. The place is named with the Old Norse personal name Anláfr, Óláfr (see Oliff) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Appleby, Maltby, Milby, Utley, Emley, Smeby, Copley, Moseby, Lumley

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Umpleby Family Origin

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Umpleby Family Occupations

What did your Umpleby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Umpleby family was Keeping House. Farmer, Tailor and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Umpleby. The most common Umpleby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Umpleby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • House Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Umpleby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Umpleby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Umpleby 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 663 immigration records available for the last name Umpleby. 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 725 military records available for the last name Umpleby. For the veterans among your Umpleby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Umpleby Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Umpleby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Umpleby in 1945 was 25, and 69 in 2004.

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