Proffitt Family History

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Proffitt Name Meaning

Scottish and English: nickname or occupational name for a soothsayer, someone gifted with the ability to foretell the future (see Prophet).

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


Similar surnames: Profitt, Proffit, Proft, Profeta, Morfitt, Crockett, Profit, Prophete

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Proffitt Family Origin

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Proffitt Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carter

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Proffitt family was Coal Miner. Butcher, Carter and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proffitt. The most common Proffitt occupation in the UK was Butcher. 5% of Proffitt's were Butchers.

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Proffitt Historical Records

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Proffitt Life Expectancy

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