Rumford Family History

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Rumford Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Romford in Essex, probably so named from Old English rum ‘broad’, ‘spacious’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Burford, Fulford, Dunford, Munford, Mugford, Mulford, Radford

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Rumford Family Origin

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Rumford Family Occupations

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  • Ag Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • General Laborer

    8%
  • Bricklayer Labourer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rumford family was Bricklayer Labourer. Ag Labourer, Farmer and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rumford. The most common Rumford occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 8% of Rumford's were Ag Labourers.

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Rumford Historical Records

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Rumford Life Expectancy

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