Sump Family History

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Sump Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy place, from Middle Low German sump ‘swamp’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Kump, Stump, Damp, Kamp, Sult, Gump, Stumpf, Such, Sukup, Su

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Sump Family Origin

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Sump Family Occupations

What did your Sump ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sump occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Sump's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sump. A less common occupation for the Sump family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Sump Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sump 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sump. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sump. For the veterans among your Sump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sump Life Expectancy

What is the average Sump lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sump in 1962 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sump

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sump 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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