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Purdon 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: Purdom, Purdin, Pardon, Burton, Burdon, Turton, Burson, Gardon

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Purdon Family Origin

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Purdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Carter

    5%
  • Joiner

    5%
  • Baker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Purdon occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Purdon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Purdon family was Baker. Farmer, Carter and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purdon.

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Purdon Historical Records

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Purdon Life Expectancy

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