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Humphrey Family History

Humphrey Name Meaning
English: from the Old French personal name Humfrey, introduced to Britain by the Normans. This is composed of the Germanic elements hun ‘bear cub’ + frid, fred ‘peace’. It was borne by a 9th-century saint, bishop of Therouanne, who had a certain following in England among Norman settlers.

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

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449,703 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
60,532 Military Records
22,666 Immigration Records
337,979 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Humphrey Families

  • Number of Humphrey families
     243 - 483
     82 - 242
     1 - 81
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Humphrey families
     701 - 1,400
     234 - 700
     1 - 233
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Humphrey families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Humphrey Family Origin

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Humphrey Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Humphrey

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Humphrey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Humphrey Civil War Service Records

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