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Umphrey Family History

Umphrey Surname Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Humphrey .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mumphrey, Pumphrey, Humphry, Humphreys, Umphress, Humphery, Humphres

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Where is the Umphrey family from?

You can see how Umphrey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Umphrey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Umphrey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Umphrey families living in Cumberland. This was about 88% of all the recorded Umphrey's in United Kingdom. Cumberland had the highest population of Umphrey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Umphrey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Umphrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Umphrey. 35% of Umphrey men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Umphrey women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Umphrey were Farming and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Nurse
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Umphrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Umphrey 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Umphrey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Umphrey. For the veterans among your Umphrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Umphrey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Umphrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Umphrey in 1953 was 22, and 71 in 2004.

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