Jump Family History

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Jump Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Romp, Hum, Hamp, Rump, Jumper, Lum, Jury, Lumb, Gumm, Hume

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Jump Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Jump name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Jump. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Jump Family Origin

Where is the Jump family from?

Jump Family Occupations

What did your Jump ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jump occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Jump's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jump. A less common occupation for the Jump family was Basket Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Basket Maker


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

Jump Historical Records

What Jump family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Jump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jump 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jump. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Jump. For the veterans among your Jump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jump Life Expectancy

What is the average Jump lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Jump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jump in 1951 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jump

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jump 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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