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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

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Cumberland Family Origin

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Cumberland Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cumberland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Joiner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cumberland. The most common Cumberland occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Cumberland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cumberland family was Annuitant.

Source: Census data for Cumberland | Data not to scale

Cumberland Historical Records

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Cumberland Life Expectancy

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Famous Cumberland Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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