Pump Family History

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Pump Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Gump, Kump, Rump, Sump, Bump, Jump, Kamp, Kemp, Lum, Yum

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Pump Family Origin

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Pump Family Occupations

What did your Pump ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pump family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Barber Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pump. The most common Pump occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Pump's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber Shop

  • Blacksmith


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

Pump Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pump 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 530 immigration records available for the last name Pump. 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 354 military records available for the last name Pump. For the veterans among your Pump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pump Life Expectancy

What is the average Pump lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Pump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pump in 1964 was 69, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pump

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pump 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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