Rumsey Family History

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Rumsey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Romsey in Hampshire, so named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Rum (a short form of compound names with the first element rum) + Old English eg ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Ramsey, Kimsey, Hursey, Hussey, Romney, Lumley, Bussey, Rumbley

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Rumsey Family Origin

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Rumsey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Rumsey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Rumsey's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rumsey family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rumsey.

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Rumsey Historical Records

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Rumsey Life Expectancy

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