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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

What did your Rushmore ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Agricultural Labourer

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

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

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Rushmore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rushmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rushmore 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 Rushmore. 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 Rushmore. For the veterans among your Rushmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rushmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Rushmore lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rushmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rushmore in 1950 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rushmore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rushmore 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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