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Prenatt Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Prenat, a reduced form of Perrenat, from a derivative of the personal name Pierre, French form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Pieratt, Prevatt, Pretz, Parente, Rentz, Pyeatt, Prevett, Trenary

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Where is the Prenatt family from?

You can see how Prenatt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prenatt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Prenatt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Prenatt families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 55% of all the recorded Prenatt's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Prenatt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prenatt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prenatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prenatt. 45% of Prenatt men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Prenatt women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prenatt were Retired and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Retired
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    34%
  • Book Making
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prenatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prenatt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 69 immigration records available for the last name Prenatt. 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 Cards

There are 272 military records available for the last name Prenatt. For the veterans among your Prenatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prenatt lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Prenatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Prenatt in 1958 was 50, and 59 in 2004.

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