Pirnie Family History

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Pirnie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Pirnie in the Borders or from Pairney (recorded in the 17th century as Pirney, Pirnie) near Auchterarder in Perthshire. The place names are related to Welsh pren ‘tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Perrie, Carnie, Virnig, Pine, Milne, Birnie, Ririe, Horne, Pirie

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Pirnie Family Origin

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Pirnie Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Weaver

    10%
  • Boiler Maker

    5%
  • Decorative Painter

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pirnie family was Decorative Painter. The most common Pirnie occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 10% of Pirnie's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Weaver and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pirnie.

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Pirnie Historical Records

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Pirnie Life Expectancy

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