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Rushmore Name Meaning

English: perhaps a habitational name from Rushmere in Suffolk, near Lowestoft, so named from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + mere ‘pond’, ‘lake’. UK 38 perhaps also an Americanized form of German Ruschmeier, a topographic name for a farmer who lived and farmed in an area where reeds grew (see Rusch 1 and Meyer). exg***

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


Similar surnames: Cashmore, Rushford, Ashmore, Shore, Rushworth, Rusher, Elsmore

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Rushmore Family Origin

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Rushmore Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Anctioneer Messenger At Avens Sh, Officer. (Empy 2 Clerks)

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

In 1881, the most common Rushmore occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Rushmore's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rushmore family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Anctioneer Messenger At Avens Sh, Officer. (Empy 2 Clerks) and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushmore.

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