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Rumple Name Meaning

Americanized or variant spelling of German Rumpel (see also Rumbley). exg***

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


Similar surnames: Ruple, Rupple, Rumble, Rump, Rupley, Hemple, Gumble, Rupe, Rumbley

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Where is the Rumple family from?

You can see how Rumple families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rumple family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rumple families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Rumple families living in North Carolina. This was about 34% of all the recorded Rumple's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Rumple families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rumple surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rumple ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rumple. 21% of Rumple men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Rumple women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rumple were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rumple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rumple 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 216 immigration records available for the last name Rumple. 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 913 military records available for the last name Rumple. For the veterans among your Rumple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rumple lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rumple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rumple in 1963 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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