Pelphrey Family History

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Pelphrey Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Palfrey.

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


Similar surnames: Pelkey, Peachey, Lohrey, Deprey, Delorey, Pelfrey, Hephner, Ellzey

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Pelphrey Family Origin

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Pelphrey Family Occupations

What did your Pelphrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pelphrey family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pelphrey. The most common Pelphrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Pelphrey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    74%
  • Farming

    21%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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

Pelphrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pelphrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelphrey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pelphrey. 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 Pelphrey. For the veterans among your Pelphrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelphrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelphrey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Pelphrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Pelphrey in 1953 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelphrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pelphrey 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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