Rumley Family History

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Rumley Name Meaning

English (Kent): origin uncertain; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. 1881 British census has 229; Kent: 60 Altered spelling of German Rümmelin or Rümmele, variants of Rummel. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rumbley, Rumler, Ousley, Ruley, Rubley, Lumley, Rumsey, Emley, Rampey

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Rumley Family Origin

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Rumley Family Occupations

What did your Rumley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rumley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 13% of Rumley's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Lighterman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rumley. A less common occupation for the Rumley family was Housekeeper.

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  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Lighterman

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rumley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rumley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rumley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rumley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rumley. 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 Card

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

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Rumley Life Expectancy

What is the average Rumley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rumley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rumley in 1953 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rumley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rumley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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