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Palfrey Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): metonymic occupational name for a man responsible for the maintenance and provision of saddle-horses, from Middle English palfrey ‘saddle-horse’ (Old French palefrei).

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


Similar surnames: Alfrey, Paley, Alfred, Galley, Pelfrey, Pulley, Alley, Wolfrey

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Palfrey Family Origin

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Palfrey Family Occupations

What did your Palfrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palfrey. A less common occupation for the Palfrey family was Farm Labourer. The most common Palfrey occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Palfrey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Ag Laborer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

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Palfrey Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Palfrey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Palfrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Palfrey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Palfrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Palfrey in 1941 was 24, and 83 in 2004.

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