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Prueitt Family History

Prueitt Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Pruitt.

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


Similar surnames: Pruett, Pruiett, Pruet, Pruit, Pruitt, Pruette, Profitt, Truitt

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Where is the Prueitt family from?

You can see how Prueitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prueitt family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Prueitt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Prueitt families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Prueitt's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Prueitt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prueitt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prueitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prueitt. 50% of Prueitt men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Prueitt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prueitt were Miner and Maid.

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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
    50%
  • Laborer
    36%
  • Miner
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    43%
  • Waitress
    29%
  • Maid
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prueitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prueitt 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Prueitt. 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 262 military records available for the last name Prueitt. For the veterans among your Prueitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prueitt lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Prueitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prueitt in 1966 was 62, and 103 in 2004.

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