Gump Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Gumm, Kump, Kamp, Gust, Rump, Sump, Game, Guppy, Gums, Guth

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Gump Family Origin

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Gump Family Occupations

What did your Gump ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Gump family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Gump Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gump 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 Gump. 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 Gump. For the veterans among your Gump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gump Life Expectancy

What is the average Gump lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gump

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gump 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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