Rumbley Family History

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Rumbley Name Meaning

English: see Rumley. 1881 British census has 15 Probably an Americanized spelling of Swiss German Rümbeli, from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German hruom ‘fame’, or of South German Rümple, Rümpfle, or Rümpfli, humorous nicknames for someone who was short and stocky, from Middle High German rump(h) ‘bent’, ‘crooked’. EG

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

Similar surnames: Rumler, Rumley, Rubley, Crumble, Ruble, Rupley, Humble, Krumrey

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Rumbley Family Origin

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Rumbley Family Occupations

What did your Rumbley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Shoe Maker and Dro.. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rumbley. The most common Rumbley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rumbley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rumbley family was Dry Goods Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoe Maker

  • Dro..

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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Rumbley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rumbley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rumbley 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Rumbley. 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 795 military records available for the last name Rumbley. For the veterans among your Rumbley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rumbley Life Expectancy

What is the average Rumbley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rumbley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rumbley in 1961 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rumbley 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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