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Where is the Pruitt family from?
You can see how Pruitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pruitt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pruitt families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Pruitt families living in Alabama. This was about 23% of all the recorded Pruitt's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Pruitt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pruitt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pruitt. 24% of Pruitt men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Pruitt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pruitt were Farming and Teacher.