Purdom Family History

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Purdom Name Meaning

English: metathesized variants of Prudhomme; the -ru- reversal is a fairly common occurrence in words where -r- is prededed or followed by a vowel.

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


Similar surnames: Purdon, Purdin, Purdum, Purdy, Pardon, Purdue, Pardoe, Burdon, Burgon

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Purdom Family Origin

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Purdom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Ag Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Bank Agent, Solicitor, Factor

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Purdom family was Bank Agent, Solicitor, Factor. The most common Purdom occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Purdom's were Farmers. Farmer, Ag Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purdom.

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Purdom Historical Records

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Purdom Life Expectancy

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Famous Purdom Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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