Purser Family History

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Purser Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English purse (see Purse), hence an occupational name for someone who made or sold purses and bags, or for an official in charge of expenditure. Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Sparain ‘son of the purse’, traditionally born by purse-bearers to the Lords of the Isles.

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


Similar surnames: Purse, Turner, Peyser, Puller, Porter, Burger, Busser, Buser, Peiser

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Purser Family Origin

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Purser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Purser family was Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purser. The most common Purser occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Purser's were Farmers.

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Purser Historical Records

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Purser Life Expectancy

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Famous Purser Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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