Humphreys Family History

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Humphreys Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant spelling of Humphries.

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

Similar surnames: Humphrys, Humphress, Humphres, Umphress, Humpherys, Humphry, Mumphrey

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Humphreys Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Humphreys name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Humphreys. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Humphreys Family Origin

Where is the Humphreys family from?

Humphreys Family Occupations

What did your Humphreys ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Humphreys occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Humphreys's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Humphreys family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Humphreys.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Humphreys ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Humphreys Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 282,000 census records available for the last name Humphreys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humphreys 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Humphreys. 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 Card

There are 35,000 military records available for the last name Humphreys. For the veterans among your Humphreys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humphreys Life Expectancy

What is the average Humphreys lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Humphreys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Humphreys in 1941 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humphreys

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humphreys 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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