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Pumfords 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: Pulford, Rumford, Mumford, Dumford, Bumford, Dunford, Pafford, Buford

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Where is the Pumfords family from?

You can see how Pumfords families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pumfords family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 5 Pumfords families living in Staffordshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Pumfords's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Pumfords families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pumfords ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 6 census records available for the last name Pumfords. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pumfords 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pumfords. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pumfords. For the veterans among your Pumfords ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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