Bump Family History

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Bump Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Bumpf, a nickname for a blusterer, from the onomatopoeic word Bumpf ‘thump’.

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

Similar surnames: Rump, Bumb, Gump, Kump, Sump, Lumm, Baum, Crump, Buhs, Bury

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Bump Family Origin

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Bump Family Occupations

What did your Bump ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farm Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bump. 34% of Bump men worked as a Farm Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farm Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bump Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Bump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bump 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 690 immigration records available for the last name Bump. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Bump. For the veterans among your Bump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bump Life Expectancy

What is the average Bump lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bump in 1944 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bump

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bump 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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