Profitt Family History

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Profitt Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Proffitt.

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


Similar surnames: Profit, Proffit, Proffitt, Prueitt, Perritt, Pritt, Pettitt, Privitt

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Profitt Family Origin

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Profitt Family Occupations

What did your Profitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Profitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Profitt's were Farmers. Farmer and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Profitt. A less common occupation for the Profitt family was Sheep Herder.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Sheep Herder

    8%

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

Profitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Profitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Profitt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Profitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Profitt in 1951 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Profitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Profitt 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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