Pertuit Family History

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Pertuit Name Meaning

French: of uncertain origin. It may be an altered form of Pertuis, a topographic name from Late Latin pertusium ‘hole’, ‘tunnel’. Alternatively, it may be an altered form of Perduit, which according to Morlet is an occupational name for a guide, from the past participle of Occitan perduire ‘to lead through’, Late Latin perducere.

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

Similar surnames: Persin, Petit, Pettis, Perot, Perteet, Perdue, Perrin, Petrik, Peri

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Pertuit Family Origin

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Pertuit Family Occupations

What did your Pertuit ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pertuit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Pertuit's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pertuit. A less common occupation for the Pertuit family was Dry Good Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper

  • Dry Good Merchant


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

Pertuit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 937 census records available for the last name Pertuit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pertuit 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 166 immigration records available for the last name Pertuit. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 179 military records available for the last name Pertuit. For the veterans among your Pertuit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pertuit Life Expectancy

What is the average Pertuit lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Pertuit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pertuit in 1965 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pertuit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pertuit 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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