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Humphress Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Humphres, Umphress, Humphreys, Humphrys, Humpherys, Umfress, Umphrey

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Where is the Humphress family from?

You can see how Humphress families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Humphress family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Humphress families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Humphress family living in Louisiana. This was about 25% of all the recorded Humphress's in USA. Louisiana and 3 other states had the highest population of Humphress families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Humphress surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Humphress ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Humphress. 47% of Humphress men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Humphress women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Humphress were Twister and Housework. .

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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
    47%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Attendant
    11%
  • Twister
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Nurse
    23%
  • Housework
    23%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Humphress. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humphress 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Humphress. 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 253 military records available for the last name Humphress. For the veterans among your Humphress ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Humphress lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Humphress life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Humphress in 1963 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

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