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Origin and Meaning of Lump

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Lump
  1. A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore. "A lumpof cheese."Piers Plowman."This lumpof clay." [Shak.]
  2. A mass or aggregation of things.
  3. [Firearms] A projection beneath the breech end of a gun barrel.

Etymology: Cf. OD. lompe piece, mass. Cf. Lunch

verb Lump
  1. To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without distinction of particulars."The expenses ought to be lumped together." [Ayliffe.]
  2. To take in the gross; to speak of collectively."Not forgetting all others, . . . whom for brevity, but out of no resentment to you, I lump all together." [Sterne.]
  3. To get along with as one can, although displeased; as, if he doesn't like it, he can lump it.(Low)
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A compact mass
  2. A large piece of something without definite shape ("a lump of coal")
  3. An awkward stupid person
  4. An abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
  5. Group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
  6. Put together indiscriminately ("lump together all the applicants")

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Popularity of Lump as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lump U.S.
  White 92.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lump

People with the last name Lump are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lump

  • How Popular is the name Lump? As a last name Lump was the 134,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lump first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lump is Thursday, April 25th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Lump? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lump. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lump: Your name in reverse order is Pmul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lpum. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lump? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 125 people with the last name Lump.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lump? Lump is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Lumps Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Lump born Jul 27, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 1375. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).