Bumpus Family History

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Bumpus Name Meaning

English: nickname, of Norman origin, for someone who was a swift walker, from Old French bon ‘good’ + pas ‘pace’. It may also have been a topographic name, with the second element used in the sense ‘passageway’. Compare Malpass.

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


Similar surnames: Bullis, Buis, Camus, Camps, Bumpas, Balius, Burrus, Rufus, Maus, Bumb

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Bumpus Family Origin

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Bumpus Family Occupations

What did your Bumpus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bumpus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Bumpus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bumpus. A less common occupation for the Bumpus family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Bumpus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bumpus Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bumpus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bumpus in 1953 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bumpus 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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