Dunphy Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Dunphy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchaidh ‘son of Donnchadh’ or Ó Donnchaidh ‘descendant of Donnchadh’ (see Donahue).

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


Similar surnames: Murphy, Heaphy, Denny, Duddy, Munley, Danehy, Donaghy, Dunahoo

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Dunphy Family Origin

Where is the Dunphy family from?

Dunphy Family Occupations

What did your Dunphy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dunphy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Dunphy's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Farmerson were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunphy. A less common occupation for the Dunphy family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Dunphy | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    45%
  • Student

    6%
  • Farmerson

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dunphy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dunphy Historical Records

What Dunphy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dunphy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunphy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Dunphy

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dunphy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Dunphy immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dunphy. For the veterans among your Dunphy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Dunphy military records

You've only scratched the surface of Dunphy family history.

Dunphy Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunphy lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dunphy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dunphy in 1940 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunphy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunphy 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.

Famous Dunphy Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name