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Pruitt Name Meaning

French and English: nickname from a pet form of Old French proux ‘valiant’, ‘brave’, or ‘wise’ (see Proulx, Prue).

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


Similar surnames: Prue, Parfitt, Prueitt, Pruiett, Pruit, Pruett, Britt, Pratt, Pruet

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Pruitt Family Origin

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Pruitt Family Occupations

What did your Pruitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pruitt. A less common occupation for the Pruitt family was Keeping House. The most common Pruitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Pruitt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Pruitt Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pruitt ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pruitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Pruitt lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Pruitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pruitt in 1944 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

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