Purifoy Family History

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Purifoy Name Meaning

French and English: variant of Purefoy, which is from French par foi ‘by (my) faith’, Anglo-Norman French par fei, a nickname for someone who habitually used this expression.

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


Similar surnames: Peurifoy, Purdy, Prior, Popejoy, Picon, Durio, Durfey, Purnell, Urich

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Purifoy Family Origin

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Purifoy Family Occupations

What did your Purifoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Purifoy family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purifoy. The most common Purifoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Purifoy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Purifoy Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Purifoy ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Purifoy Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Purifoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Purifoy in 1947 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

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