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Pumffrey Family History

Pumffrey Surname 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: Pumphrey, Jeffrey, Humphrey, Palfrey, Pomfret, Guiffre, Duffney

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Where is the Pumffrey family from?

You can see how Pumffrey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pumffrey family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 3 Pumffrey families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Pumffrey's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Pumffrey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pumffrey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pumffrey ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 55 census records available for the last name Pumffrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pumffrey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3 immigration records available for the last name Pumffrey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 10 military records available for the last name Pumffrey. For the veterans among your Pumffrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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