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Stump Family History

Stump Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle Low German stump ‘tree stump’ (borrowed into Middle English), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous tree stump, or a nickname for a short, stout man. German (mainly northern and central): variant of Stumm.

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


Similar surnames: Stumpf, Stamp, Sump, Stumm, Stoop, Strumpf, Stum, Sturm, Stopp, Rump

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Where is the Stump family from?

You can see how Stump families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stump family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stump families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 79 Stump families living in Ohio. This was about 34% of all the recorded Stump's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Stump families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stump surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stump ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stump. 19% of Stump men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Stump women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stump were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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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
    19%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
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Census Records

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Stump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stump 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stump. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Stump. For the veterans among your Stump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stump lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Stump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stump in 1943 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

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