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Rumbold Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Rumbald, composednof the Germanic elements rum ‘wide’, ‘spacious’ (or, morenplausibly, a byform of hrum ‘renown’) + bald ‘bold’,n‘brave’. German: variant of Rumpold, Rombold,nvariants of Rumpel 1. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rembold, Rabold, Wambold, Rumbley, Wiebold, Rumford, Rappold, Lubold

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Where is the Rumbold family from?

You can see how Rumbold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rumbold family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rumbold families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 170 Rumbold families living in Hampshire. This was about 24% of all the recorded Rumbold's in United Kingdom. Hampshire had the highest population of Rumbold families in 1891.
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What did your Rumbold ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Rumbold. 21% of Rumbold men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Rumbold women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rumbold were Farmworker and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    21%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Bank Manager
    7%
  • Farmworker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rumbold. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rumbold. For the veterans among your Rumbold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rumbold lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rumbold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Rumbold in 1955 was 90, and 80 in 2004.

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