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Humphres Family History

Humphres Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): variant of Humphries . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Humphrys, Humphress, Humphreys, Umphress, Humpherys, Humphrey

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Where is the Humphres family from?

You can see how Humphres families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Humphres family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Humphres families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Humphres families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Humphres's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Humphres families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Humphres surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Humphres ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Humphres. 39% of Humphres men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Humphres women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Humphres were Farming and Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    32%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Humphres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humphres census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 429 immigration records available for the last name Humphres. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 611 military records available for the last name Humphres. For the veterans among your Humphres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Humphres lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Humphres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Humphres in 1961 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

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