Stump Family History

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Stump Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle Low German stump ‘tree stump’ (borrowed into Middle English), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous tree stump, or a nickname for a short, stout man. German (mainly northern and central): variant of Stumm.

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

Similar surnames: Stumpf, Stamp, Sump, Stumm, Stoop, Strumpf, Stum, Sturm, Stopp, Rump

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Stump Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stump name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stump. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Stump Family Origin

Where is the Stump family from?

Stump Family Occupations

What did your Stump ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Carman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stump. The most common Stump occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Stump's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Stump family was Gas Fitter.

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  • Labourer

  • Carman

  • Carpenter

  • Gas Fitter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stump ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stump Historical Records

What Stump family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Stump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stump 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stump. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Stump. For the veterans among your Stump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stump Life Expectancy

What is the average Stump lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Stump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stump in 1943 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stump

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stump 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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