Pembroke Family History

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Pembroke Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from Pembroke (Welsh Penfro) in South Wales. The surname has been established in Ireland since at least the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Penrose, Nemeroff, Perron, Ambrose, Dembo, Ambroz, Pember, Debroux

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Pembroke Family Origin

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Pembroke Family Occupations

What did your Pembroke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pembroke. The most common Pembroke occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Pembroke's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Pembroke family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Pembroke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pembroke Life Expectancy

What is the average Pembroke lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pembroke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Pembroke in 1954 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pembroke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pembroke 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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