Purifoy Family History

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Purifoy Name Meaning

French and English: variant of Purefoy, which is from French par foi ‘by (my) faith’, Anglo-Norman French par fei, a nickname for someone who habitually used this expression.

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

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Purifoy Family Origin

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Purifoy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Purifoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Purifoy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Purifoy family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purifoy.

Source: Census data for Purifoy | Data not to scale

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Purifoy Life Expectancy

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