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Where is the Pruit family from?
You can see how Pruit families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pruit family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pruit families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Pruit families living in South Carolina. This was about 18% of all the recorded Pruit's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Pruit families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pruit surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pruit. 41% of Pruit men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Pruit women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pruit were Farm Laborer and Waitress.