Bumstead Family History

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Bumstead Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bumpstead in Essex, recorded in Domesday Book as Bumesteda, from Old English bune ‘reed’ + stede ‘place’, ‘site’.

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


Similar surnames: Umstead, Halstead, Winstead, Hempstead, Newstead, Stead, Milstead

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Bumstead Family Origin

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Bumstead Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    12%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Laundress

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bumstead family was Laundress. Fisherman, Agricultural Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bumstead. The most common Bumstead occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 12% of Bumstead's were Fishermans.

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Bumstead Historical Records

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Bumstead Life Expectancy

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