Pelfrey Family History

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Pelfrey Name Meaning

English: variant of Palfrey.

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


Similar surnames: Palfrey, Seley, Jeffreys, Eldred, Geoffrey, Polley, Petre, Pere

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Pelfrey Family Origin

Where is the Pelfrey family from?

Pelfrey Family Occupations

What did your Pelfrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pelfrey. A less common occupation for the Pelfrey family was Laborer. The most common Pelfrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Pelfrey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Pelfrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pelfrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelfrey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pelfrey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pelfrey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pelfrey. For the veterans among your Pelfrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelfrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelfrey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pelfrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Pelfrey in 1943 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelfrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pelfrey 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.

Famous Pelfrey Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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