Pumpelly Family History

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Pumpelly 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: Dupell, Rumpel, Hemperly, Sumrell, Pelly, Zampella, Munnelly, Hummell

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Pumpelly Family Origin

Where is the Pumpelly family from?

Pumpelly Family Occupations

What did your Pumpelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Artist and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pumpelly. The most common Pumpelly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Pumpelly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pumpelly family was Farmer, Court Commissioner.

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  • Farmer

  • Artist

  • Dentist

  • Farmer, Court Commissioner


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

Pumpelly Historical Records

What Pumpelly family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 273 immigration records available for the last name Pumpelly. 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 198 military records available for the last name Pumpelly. For the veterans among your Pumpelly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pumpelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Pumpelly lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Pumpelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Pumpelly in 1962 was 85, and 63 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pumpelly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pumpelly 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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