Cumby Family History

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Cumby Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCombie. English (Norfolk): unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, of which the second element is Old Norse býr ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Mumby, Hemby, Camby, Cosby, Corby, Brumby, Furby, Burby, Colby, Canby

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Cumby Family Origin

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Cumby Family Occupations

What did your Cumby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer (heavy Worke and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cumby. 8% of Cumby men worked as a Farm Labourer (heavy Worke and 36% of Cumby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cumby were Chemical Process Maker and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer (heavy Worke
    8%
  • Butcher
    4%
  • Chauffeur Private Cl
    4%
  • Chemical Process Maker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    36%
  • Childs Nurse
    4%
  • Domestic Help In Busin
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%

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

Cumby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cumby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cumby 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 274 immigration records available for the last name Cumby. 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 984 military records available for the last name Cumby. For the veterans among your Cumby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cumby Life Expectancy

What is the average Cumby lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cumby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Cumby in 1955 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cumby

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