Proffit Family History

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Proffit Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Proffitt.

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

Similar surnames: Profit, Profitt, Proffitt, Moffit, Pruit, Moffat, Crofoot, Crofut

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Proffit Family Origin

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Proffit Family Occupations

What did your Proffit ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Proffit family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proffit. The most common Proffit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Proffit's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Proffit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Proffit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Proffit 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 222 immigration records available for the last name Proffit. 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 Proffit. For the veterans among your Proffit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Proffit Life Expectancy

What is the average Proffit lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Proffit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Proffit in 1963 was 77, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proffit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Proffit 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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