Cumber Family History

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Cumber Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McComber.

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


Similar surnames: Comber, Cumbee, Combe, Culler, Mcomber, Nuber, Combee, Cumby, Cutter

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Cumber Family Origin

Where is the Cumber family from?

Cumber Family Occupations

What did your Cumber ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dress Maker, Plumber and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cumber. The most common Cumber occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 25% of Cumber's were Dress Makers. A less common occupation for the Cumber family was Watchman.

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  • Dress Maker

    25%
  • Plumber

    25%
  • Servant

    25%
  • Watchman

    25%

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

Cumber Historical Records

What Cumber family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Cumber

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cumber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Cumber. For the veterans among your Cumber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cumber Life Expectancy

What is the average Cumber lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cumber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cumber in 1945 was 25, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cumber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cumber 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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