Pruitt Family History

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Pruitt Name Meaning

French and English: nickname from a pet form of Old French proux ‘valiant’, ‘brave’, or ‘wise’ (see Proulx, Prue).

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


Similar surnames: Prue, Parfitt, Prueitt, Pruiett, Pruit, Pruett, Britt, Pratt, Pruet

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Pruitt Family Origin

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Pruitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pruitt family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pruitt. The most common Pruitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Pruitt's were Farmers.

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Pruitt Historical Records

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Pruitt Life Expectancy

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