Pratte Family History

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Pratte Name Meaning

Canadian spelling of French Prat, a topographic name from prat ‘meadow’, a dialect form of standard French prée. The spelling reflects the Canadian practice of pronouncing the final -t, which is not the practice in metropolitan France. This name often represents French Duprat.

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


Similar surnames: Piette, Platte, Matte, Pate, Platt, Pratts, Prast, Rathe, Fratto

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Pratte Family Origin

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Pratte Family Occupations

What did your Pratte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pratte family was Brick Manufact. The most common Pratte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Pratte's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pratte.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    19%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Brick Manufact

    4%

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

Pratte Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Pratte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pratte 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 545 immigration records available for the last name Pratte. 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 Pratte. For the veterans among your Pratte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pratte Life Expectancy

What is the average Pratte lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pratte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Pratte in 1959 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

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