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Puritan Family History

Puritan Name Meaning

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

1,731 Historical Documents with Puritan on Ancestry
132 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
440 Military Records
23 Immigration Records
277 Census and Voter Lists
859 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Puritan Families

  • Number of Puritan families
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Puritan census records

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Puritan Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Puritan

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Puritan Family Occupations

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Military Service by Puritan

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