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

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Gump Family Origin

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Gump Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gump family was Keeping House. The most common Gump occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Gump's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gump.

Source: Census data for Gump | Data not to scale

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Gump Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Gump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gump in 1950 was 37, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gump

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