Prewett Family History

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Prewett Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Prew (see Prue).

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


Similar surnames: Prewitt, Drewett, Blewett, Pallett, Padgett, Pruett, Privett, Rowett

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Prewett Family Origin

Where is the Prewett family from?

Prewett Family Occupations

What did your Prewett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Prewett occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 9% of Prewett's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prewett. A less common occupation for the Prewett family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Laundress

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Prewett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Prewett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prewett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prewett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Prewett

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Prewett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Prewett. For the veterans among your Prewett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prewett Life Expectancy

What is the average Prewett lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Prewett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Prewett in 1955 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prewett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prewett ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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