Pruit Family History

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Pruit Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Pruitt.

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

Similar surnames: Pruet, Prueitt, Pruiett, Pruitt, Fruit, Prust, Truitt, Bruin, Prim

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Pruit Family Origin

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Pruit Family Occupations

What did your Pruit ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pruit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Pruit's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pruit. A less common occupation for the Pruit family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Pruit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Pruit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pruit 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Pruit. 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 Pruit. For the veterans among your Pruit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pruit Life Expectancy

What is the average Pruit lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Pruit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pruit in 1962 was 70, and 56 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pruit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pruit 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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