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

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Bump occupation in Canada was Farmer. 80% of Bump's were Farmers. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bump.

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Bump Historical Records

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Bump Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bump

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