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Umstead Name Meaning

Origin uncertain: perhaps an altered form of an unidentified Scandinavian habitational name ending in -stedt ‘homestead’, or of the English surname Hamstead, a habitational name from any of several places in England named with Old English hamstede ‘homestead’, for example Hamstead in the West Midlands and Isle of Wight, Hampstead in London, or Hamstead Marshall and Hampstead Norris in Berkshire.

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

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Umstead Family Origin

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Umstead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Umstead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Umstead's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Umstead. A less common occupation for the Umstead family was Blacksmith.

Source: Census data for Umstead | Data not to scale

Umstead Historical Records

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Umstead Life Expectancy

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