Phelps Family History

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Phelps Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip.

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


Similar surnames: Phipps, Helms, Peers, Childs, Philp, Heaps, Philips, Halls, Abels

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Phelps Family Origin

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Phelps Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Phelps. The most common Phelps occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Phelps's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Phelps family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Phelps Historical Records

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Phelps Life Expectancy

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