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Pomfret Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pontefract in Yorkshire, formerly pronounced and sometimes spelled ‘Pomfret’. The place name is from Latin pons, pontis ‘bridge’ + fractus ‘broken’.

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


Similar surnames: Comfort, Port, Court, Pomar, Pomeroy, Somerset, Domres, Somes

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Pomfret Family Origin

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Pomfret Family Occupations

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  • Weaver

    100%

In 1881, the most common Pomfret occupation in Canada was Weaver. 100% of Pomfret's were Weavers.

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Pomfret Historical Records

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Pomfret Life Expectancy

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