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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

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Sumpter Historical Records

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Sumpter Life Expectancy

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