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Gump Family History

Gump Name Meaning
occupational name or nickname from Middle High German gumpen, gumpeln ‘to clown’.from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gund ‘battle’, ‘war’. Compare Gombert.

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

78,254 Historical Documents with Gump on Ancestry.com
14,564 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,294 Military Records
655 Immigration Records
9,586 Census and Voter Lists
51,155 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gump Families

  • Number of Gump families
     41 - 80
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gump families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gump last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gump census records

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Gump Family Origin

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Gump Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gump

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gump Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gump census records

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Gump Civil War Service Records

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