Pumfrey Family History

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Pumfrey 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: Jeffrey, Godfrey, Audrey, Rumbley, Krumrey, Alfrey, Humphrey, Rumsey

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Pumfrey Family Origin

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Pumfrey Family Occupations

What did your Pumfrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pumfrey. A less common occupation for the Pumfrey family was Meat Merchant. The most common Pumfrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Pumfrey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Lawyer

  • Meat Merchant


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

Pumfrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pumfrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pumfrey 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Pumfrey. 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 338 military records available for the last name Pumfrey. For the veterans among your Pumfrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pumfrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Pumfrey lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Pumfrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pumfrey in 1964 was 37, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pumfrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pumfrey 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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