Pratt Name Meaning

English: nickname for a clever trickster, from Old English prætt ‘trick’, ‘tricky’, ‘cunning’ (which is found in use as a byname in the 11th century). This surname is quite common in southeastern Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Bratt, Platt, Pyatt, Spratt, Batt, Peart, Myatt, Pruitt, Prast

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Pratt Family Origin

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Pratt Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Pratt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Pratt's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pratt. A less common occupation for the Pratt family was Coal Miner.

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Pratt Historical Records

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Pratt Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Pratt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pratt in 1942 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pratt

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