Pumford Family History

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Pumford Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Rumford, Mumford, Dumford, Bumford, Dunford, Buford, Bamford, Huxford

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Pumford Family Origin

Where is the Pumford family from?

Pumford Family Occupations

What did your Pumford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pumford occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 6% of Pumford's were Ag Labourers. Ag Labourer, Agriculteral Labourer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pumford. A less common occupation for the Pumford family was Brickmaker.

View Census data for Pumford | Data not to scale

  • Ag Labourer

    6%
  • Agriculteral Labourer

    6%
  • Brick Maker

    6%
  • Brickmaker

    6%

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

Pumford Historical Records

What Pumford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pumford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pumford 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 Pumford

Passenger List

There are 113 immigration records available for the last name Pumford. 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 291 military records available for the last name Pumford. For the veterans among your Pumford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pumford Life Expectancy

What is the average Pumford lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pumford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pumford in 1962 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pumford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pumford 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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