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Bumb Name Meaning

German: variant of Pump, metonymic occupational name for a pump maker. German: possibly also a variant of Bump (see Bump). Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu (Maratha) name, from Marathi b?mb ‘stout’. Compare Bump.

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


Similar surnames: Baum, Bubb, Buch, Burt, Bury, Babb, Bump, Buer, Bua, Buza

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Bumb Family Origin

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Bumb Family Occupations

What did your Bumb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bumb occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Bumb's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bumb family was Brick Layer. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bumb.

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Brick Layer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bumb ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bumb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bumb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bumb 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bumb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bumb. For the veterans among your Bumb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bumb Life Expectancy

What is the average Bumb lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bumb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bumb in 1963 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bumb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bumb 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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