Cushing Family History

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Cushing Name Meaning

English: variant of Cousin.

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

Similar surnames: Rushing, Cushion, Cushen, Culling, Ching, Cusson, Cutting, Copping

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Cushing Family Origin

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Cushing Family Occupations

What did your Cushing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cushing occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Cushing's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cushing family was Bricklayer. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Wood Carver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cushing.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Wood Carver

  • Bricklayer


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

Cushing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cushing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cushing 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cushing. 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 Cushing. For the veterans among your Cushing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cushing Life Expectancy

What is the average Cushing lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Cushing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cushing in 1940 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cushing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cushing 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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