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Rumsey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Romsey in Hampshire, so named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Rum (a short form of compound names with the first element rum) + Old English eg ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Ramsey, Kimsey, Hursey, Hussey, Romney, Lumley, Bussey, Rumbley

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Rumsey Family Origin

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Rumsey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Accountant

    7%
  • Banker

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Rumsey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Rumsey's were Farmers. Farmer, Accountant and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rumsey. A less common occupation for the Rumsey family was Laborer.

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Rumsey Historical Records

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Rumsey Life Expectancy

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