Trump Name Meaning

English (Devon): metonymic occupational name for a trumpeter, from Middle English trumpe ‘trumpet’. German (Bavaria): metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle High German trumpe ‘drum’.

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


Similar surnames: Trumm, Tromp, Trapp, Rump, Crump, Trull, Strumpf, Krump, Kump, Drumm

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Trump Family Origin

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Trump Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trump family was Carpenter. The most common Trump occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Trump's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trump.

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Trump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Trump in 1944 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trump

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