Sumpter Family History

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Sumpter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a carrier, from Middle English sum(p)ter ‘(driver of a) pack animal’.

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


Similar surnames: Summer, Suter, Sumner, Sutter, Sumter, Luter, Rutter, Suiter, Sommer

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Sumpter Family Origin

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Sumpter Family Occupations

What did your Sumpter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sumpter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Sumpter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sumpter family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sumpter.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Sumpter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sumpter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sumpter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sumpter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sumpter. 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 Sumpter. For the veterans among your Sumpter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sumpter Life Expectancy

What is the average Sumpter lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sumpter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sumpter in 1942 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sumpter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sumpter 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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