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Palfrey Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): metonymic occupational name for a man responsible for the maintenance and provision of saddle-horses, from Middle English palfrey ‘saddle-horse’ (Old French palefrei).

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

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Palfrey Family Origin

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Palfrey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • 1st Lieutenant Of Engineers

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Palfrey family was 1st Lieutenant Of Engineers. The most common Palfrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Palfrey's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palfrey.

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Palfrey Historical Records

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Palfrey Life Expectancy

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