Pumphey Family History

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Pumphey 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: Humphrey, Mumphrey, Pumphrey, Humphry, Umphrey, Humphery, Murphey

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Pumphey Family Origin

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Pumphey Family Occupations

What did your Pumphey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pumphey family was Hardware Merchant. Cattle Farmer, Druggist and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pumphey. The most common Pumphey occupation in the USA was Cattle Farmer. 20% of Pumphey's were Cattle Farmers.

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  • Cattle Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Farm Laborer

  • Hardware Merchant


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

Pumphey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 584 census records available for the last name Pumphey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pumphey 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Pumphey. 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 26 military records available for the last name Pumphey. For the veterans among your Pumphey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pumphey Life Expectancy

What is the average Pumphey lifespan?

Average Pumphey life expectancy in 1988 was 96 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pumphey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pumphey 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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