Plump Family History

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Plump Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a heavy, clumsy, or tactless person, from Low German plump ‘heavy’, ‘crude’.

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

Similar surnames: Klump, Plum, Stump, Lumpp, Slimp, Sump, Rump, Plume, Crump, Plumer

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Plump Family Origin

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Plump Family Occupations

What did your Plump ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Plump family was Works On Farm. The most common Plump occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 29% of Plump's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plump.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm


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

Plump Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Plump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plump 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Plump. 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 539 military records available for the last name Plump. For the veterans among your Plump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plump Life Expectancy

What is the average Plump lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Plump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Plump in 1950 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plump

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plump 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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