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Origin and Meaning of Humphry

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A less common spelling of Humphrey.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Humphry

Sir Humphry Davy was a scientist in the field of chemistry. Humphry was born on December 17th, 1778 in Penzance, Cornwall, England. He passed away on May 29th, 1829.


Humphry Osmond was a scientist in the fields of psychiatry and psychology. Humphry was born on July 1st, 1917 in Surrey. He passed away on February 6th, 2004.


Humphry Knipe is a writer. Humphry was born on September 20th, 1941 in Kimberley, Northern Cape.


Humphry John Moule Bowen was a scientist in the fields of analytical chemistry, botany, and lichenology. Humphry was born on June 22nd, 1929 in Oxford. He breathed his last breath on August 9th, 2001.


Humphry was born in 1671. He died on November 16th, 1731.


Humphry was born in 1713. He left this life in 1797.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Humphry

Derek Humphry is a writer. Derek was born on April 29th, 1930 in Bath, Somerset.


She left this life in 1925.


William was born on November 5th, 1814 in Lavant, Sussex, England. He breathed his last breath on July 30th, 1865.


George M. Humphry was a professor of human anatomy. George was born on July 18th, 1820 in Sudbury, Suffolk. He died on September 24th, 1896.


William was born in 1815. He died in 1886.


Jay was born on July 28th, 1948 in Vancouver.


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Popularity of Humphry as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Humphry U.S.
  White 76.46% 64.26%
  African American 14.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Humphry

People with the last name Humphry are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Humphry

  • How Popular is the name Humphry? As a last name Humphry was the 36,337th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Humphry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Humphry is Tuesday, March 1st, 1881.
  • How unique is the name Humphry? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Humphry. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Humphry: Your name in reverse order is Yrhpmuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hmprhyu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Humphry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 616 people with the last name Humphry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Humphry? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Humphry as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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