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Dunsmore Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a now forgotten place called Dundemore in Fife. English: habitational name from Dunsmoor in Devon or from an old district of Warwickshire called Dunsmore (preserved in Ryton-on-Dunsmore and Stretton-on-Dunsmore); both are named from the Old English personal name Dunn(a) ‘dark’ + mor ‘moor’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunmore, Dunsford, Cudmore, Lunsford, Dinsmore, Dunford, Elsmore

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Dunsmore Family Origin

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Dunsmore Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    16%
  • Gate Keeper

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    1%
  • Baker

    1%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Gate Keeper and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunsmore. A less common occupation for the Dunsmore family was Baker. The most common Dunsmore occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 16% of Dunsmore's were Coal Miners.

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Dunsmore Historical Records

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Dunsmore Life Expectancy

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