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Pirnie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Pirnie in the Borders or from Pairney (recorded in the 17th century as Pirney, Pirnie) near Auchterarder in Perthshire. The place names are related to Welsh pren ‘tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Perrie, Carnie, Virnig, Pine, Milne, Birnie, Ririe, Horne, Pirie

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Pirnie Family Origin

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Pirnie Family Occupations

What did your Pirnie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bank Clerk and Contractor And Stone Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pirnie. The most common Pirnie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Pirnie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pirnie family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Bank Clerk

    13%
  • Contractor And Stone Man

    13%
  • Farming

    13%

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

Pirnie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pirnie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pirnie 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pirnie. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pirnie. For the veterans among your Pirnie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pirnie Life Expectancy

What is the average Pirnie lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pirnie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pirnie in 1962 was 37, and 59 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pirnie 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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