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Rump Name Meaning

English: nickname for a person with a large behind, from Old English rumpe ‘buttocks’. adm German: variant spelling of Rumpf. EG German: from a short form of Rumpel. exg***

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


Similar surnames: Crump, Ramp, Trump, Ramm, Rupp, Ruth, Rumpf, Gump, Remp, Rudi

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Where is the Rump family from?

You can see how Rump families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rump family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rump families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Rump families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 31% of all the recorded Rump's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Rump families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rump surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rump ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rump. 30% of Rump men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Rump women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rump were Carpenter and Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Rump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rump census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rump. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Rump. For the veterans among your Rump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rump lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rump in 1951 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

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