Humphries Family History

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Humphries Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from Humphrey.

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


Similar surnames: Humphres, Humphreys, Umphrey, Mumphrey, Hughes, Umphress, Humphry

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Humphries Family Origin

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Humphries Family Occupations

What did your Humphries ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Humphries. 8% of Humphries men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Humphries women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Humphries were Bricklayer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Gardener
    4%
  • Bricklayer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Housekeeper
    2%

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

Humphries Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 214,000 census records available for the last name Humphries. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humphries census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Humphries. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 26,000 military records available for the last name Humphries. For the veterans among your Humphries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humphries Life Expectancy

What is the average Humphries lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Humphries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Humphries in 1942 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humphries

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humphries ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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