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Dunsmoor Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Dunsmore .

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


Similar surnames: Dinsmoor, Dunsmore, Dinsmore, Moor, Dunston, Densmore, Winsor, Denmon

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Where is the Dunsmoor family from?

You can see how Dunsmoor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dunsmoor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dunsmoor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Dunsmoor families living in Cornwall. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dunsmoor's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Dunsmoor families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dunsmoor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dunsmoor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dunsmoor. 32% of Dunsmoor men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Dunsmoor women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dunsmoor were Clerk and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Farming
    13%
  • Foreman
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Housewife
    22%
  • Teacher
    22%
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What Dunsmoor family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dunsmoor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunsmoor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 244 immigration records available for the last name Dunsmoor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 747 military records available for the last name Dunsmoor. For the veterans among your Dunsmoor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dunsmoor lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dunsmoor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dunsmoor in 1963 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

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