Dunmore Family History

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Dunmore Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from Dunmore Farm in Oxfordshire or from any of many places in Scotland named in Gaelic as Dún Môr ‘great hill’. The surname is most common in the Midland counties of England.

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


Similar surnames: Dunsmore, Dunmire, Dunford, Dundore, Cudmore, Dunton, Dinsmore

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Dunmore Family Origin

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Dunmore Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    16%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dunmore family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Shoemaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunmore. The most common Dunmore occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 16% of Dunmore's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Dunmore Historical Records

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Dunmore Life Expectancy

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