Lumsden Family History

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Lumsden Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire. The first element of the place name is of uncertain origin, apparently the genitive case of a personal name; the second is probably Old English denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Ramsden, Amsden, Burden, Rumsey, Munden, Longden, Linden, Lommen

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Lumsden Family Origin

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Lumsden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Lumsden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Lumsden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lumsden family was Joiner. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lumsden.

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Lumsden Historical Records

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Lumsden Life Expectancy

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