Sump Family History

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Sump Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy place, from Middle Low German sump ‘swamp’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Kump, Stump, Damp, Kamp, Sult, Gump, Stumpf, Such, Sukup, Su

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Sump Family Origin

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Sump Family Occupations

What did your Sump ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sump. 49% of Sump men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Sump women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sump were Farm Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    45%
  • Housework
    34%
  • Housewife
    23%

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

Sump Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sump. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sump 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 269 immigration records available for the last name Sump. 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 384 military records available for the last name Sump. For the veterans among your Sump ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sump Life Expectancy

What is the average Sump lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sump life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sump in 1962 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sump 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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