Pumphrey Family History

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Pumphrey Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Umffrey ‘son of Humphrey’ (see Humphrey).

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

Similar surnames: Mumphrey, Umphrey, Humphries, Furey, Humphreys, Humphry, Prey, Pompey

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Pumphrey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pumphrey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pumphrey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • France


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Pumphrey Family Origin

Where is the Pumphrey family from?

Pumphrey Family Occupations

What did your Pumphrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pumphrey. A less common occupation for the Pumphrey family was Laborer. The most common Pumphrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Pumphrey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Pumphrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Pumphrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pumphrey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pumphrey. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pumphrey. For the veterans among your Pumphrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pumphrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Pumphrey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pumphrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pumphrey in 1944 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pumphrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pumphrey 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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