Profit Family History

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Profit Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Proffitt.

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

Similar surnames: Profitt, Proffit, Crofut, Pruit, Polit, Sproat, Crofoot, Proffitt

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Profit Family Origin

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Profit Family Occupations

What did your Profit ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Profit family was Works On Farm. The most common Profit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Profit's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Profit.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Works On Farm


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

Profit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Profit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Profit 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 855 immigration records available for the last name Profit. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Profit. For the veterans among your Profit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Profit Life Expectancy

What is the average Profit lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Profit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Profit in 1959 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Profit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Profit 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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