Putney Family History

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Putney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Putney in Surrey (now Greater London), named in Old English with the genitive of Putta, a personal name, or putta ‘kite’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘river meadow’, ‘land hemmed in by water or marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Pitney, Putnam, Pusey, Partney, Utley, Burney, Pulley, Turney, Nutley

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Putney Family Origin

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Putney Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Putney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Builders Foreman

    13%
  • Cigar Box Maker

    13%
  • Coal Merchants Clerk & Insurance Agent

    13%
  • Labourer At Water Works

    13%

In 1881, Builders Foreman, Cigar Box Maker and Coal Merchants Clerk & Insurance Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Putney. A less common occupation for the Putney family was Labourer At Water Works. The most common Putney occupation in the UK was Builders Foreman. 13% of Putney's were Builders Foremans.

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Putney Historical Records

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Putney Life Expectancy

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Famous Putney Family

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