Cumber Family History

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Cumber Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McComber.

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

Similar surnames: Comber, Cumbee, Combe, Culler, Mcomber, Nuber, Combee, Cumby, Cutter

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Cumber Family Origin

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Cumber Family Occupations

What did your Cumber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cumber. 6% of Cumber men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Cumber women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cumber were Piecer (cotton Mill) and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farmer
  • Piecer (cotton Mill)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Servant
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cumber Historical Records

What Cumber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Cumber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cumber 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 809 immigration records available for the last name Cumber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cumber. For the veterans among your Cumber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cumber Life Expectancy

What is the average Cumber lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cumber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cumber in 1945 was 25, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cumber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cumber ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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