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Cumberland Family History

Cumberland Name Meaning
English: regional name for someone from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria).

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

138,069 Historical Documents with Cumberland on Ancestry.co.uk
41,410 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,200 Military Records
2,300 Immigration Records
16,353 Census and Voter Lists
75,806 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cumberland Families

  • Number of Cumberland families
     103 - 204
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cumberland families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cumberland census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Cumberland Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.co.uk. You can find out where the majority of the Cumberland families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Cumberland Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cumberland families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Cumberland Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Cumberland census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Cumberland ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Cumberland

Did the Cumberlands fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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