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Profitt Family History

Profitt Name Meaning
Scottish and English: variant spelling of Proffitt.

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

47,265 Historical Documents with Profitt on Ancestry.com
10,278 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
911 Military Records
183 Immigration Records
4,457 Census and Voter Lists
31,436 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Profitt Families

  • Number of Profitt families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Profitt families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Profitt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Profitt census records

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Profitt Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Profitt families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Profitt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Profitt families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Profitt

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Profitt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Profitt census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Profitt ancestors, such as occupation.

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Profitt Civil War Service Records

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