Cumberland Family History

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Cumberland Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria).

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


Similar surnames: Sunderland, Cleveland, Copeland, Cumberbatch, Sauerland, Morland

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Cumberland Family Origin

Where is the Cumberland family from?

Cumberland Family Occupations

What did your Cumberland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cumberland family was Student. The most common Cumberland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Cumberland's were Farmers. Farmer, Attending School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cumberland.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Attending School

    13%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Student

    8%

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

Cumberland Historical Records

What Cumberland family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Cumberland Life Expectancy

What is the average Cumberland lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cumberland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cumberland in 1957 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cumberland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cumberland 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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