Kump Family History
Kump Name Meaning
German: metonymic occupational name for a bowl maker from Middle Low German kump ‘(wooden) bowl’. German: habitational name from a place so named in Westphalia. Americanized form of German Kumpf . Austrian German Slovenian and Croatian: from Austrian German kump ‘container for a whetstone’ which is also a loanword in Slovenian. This is also a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola Slovenia (see Kocevar ). Compare Kumpf .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022