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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

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Cumberland Family Occupations

What did your Cumberland ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Attending School

    13%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Student

    8%

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

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Cumberland Historical Records

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Cumberland Life Expectancy

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Famous Cumberland Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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