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Pumford Family History

Pumford Surname Meaning

probably a variant of Pomfret with metathesis in the second element.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Pulford, Rumford, Mumford, Dumford, Bumford, Dunford, Pafford, Buford

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Where is the Pumford family from?

You can see how Pumford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pumford family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Pumford families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 20 Pumford families living in Staffordshire. This was about 43% of all the recorded Pumford's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Pumford families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pumford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pumford ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Joiner Woodwork and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Pumford. 100% of Pumford men worked as a Joiner Woodwork and 88% of Pumford women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Joiner Woodwork
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pumford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pumford 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 113 immigration records available for the last name Pumford. 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 291 military records available for the last name Pumford. For the veterans among your Pumford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pumford lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pumford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pumford in 1962 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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