Purinton Family History

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Purinton Name Meaning

English: unexplained; probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Purrington, Currington, Sinton, Pointon, Painton, Brinton, Quinton

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Purinton Family Origin

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Purinton Family Occupations

What did your Purinton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Purinton family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purinton. The most common Purinton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Purinton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Purinton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Purinton. 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 Purinton. For the veterans among your Purinton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Purinton Life Expectancy

What is the average Purinton lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Purinton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Purinton in 1948 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Purinton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Purinton 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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