Cumby Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCombie. English (Norfolk): unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, of which the second element is Old Norse býr ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Mumby, Hemby, Camby, Cosby, Corby, Brumby, Furby, Burby, Colby, Canby

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Cumby Family Origin

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Cumby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Wks On Farm

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Wks On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cumby. A less common occupation for the Cumby family was Farming. The most common Cumby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Cumby's were Farmers.

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Cumby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Cumby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Cumby in 1955 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cumby

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