Research shows that the surname Pomphrey has been around since the tenth century. Pomphrey is a early Anglo-Saxon occupational name. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Oxfordshire in 1151. This was a regular occupational term throughout the Anglo-Saxon period in Northern England, but now the surname is fairly widespread in Northern Europe.
Pomphrey is the 1316th most popular surname in Europe. Oxfordshire currently holds the highest density of people with the surname Pomphrey. If history is to be believed the early nineteenth century Pomphrey's liked a drink or eight. Never too far from controversy two brothers Michael Pomphrey and Chris Pomphrey were sent to jail in 1924 for pinching a necklace. Members of the Pomphrey family were involved in the American civil war. 32
Due to the families historscope being aligned with Venus, the planet of youth, The Pomphreys can often be complex and egocentric. They take up new activities reguarly but lack application, constantly needing new interests. Flitting from interest to interest as apparently purposelessly as a butterfly. Switching horses in the middle of the race is another small quirk in the Pomphrey personality which makes decisivness, and carrying through a decision hard for them.
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There are several famous Pomphrey's including:-