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Cushenberry Family History

Cushenberry Name Meaning

Altered form of English Quisenberry or one of its variants. It is found mainly among African Americans. Compare Cushenbery and Cushinberry .

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


Similar surnames: Dusenberry, Castleberry, Hockenberry, Ruthenberg, Shinaberry

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Where is the Cushenberry family from?

You can see how Cushenberry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cushenberry family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Cushenberry families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Cushenberry families living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Cushenberry's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Cushenberry families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cushenberry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cushenberry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cushenberry. 37% of Cushenberry men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Cushenberry women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cushenberry were Owner and Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    32%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Owner
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    45%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cushenberry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cushenberry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 46 immigration records available for the last name Cushenberry. 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 Cards

There are 227 military records available for the last name Cushenberry. For the veterans among your Cushenberry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cushenberry lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cushenberry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cushenberry in 1963 was 73, and 92 in 2004.

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