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Pruner Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Prunner (a variant of Brunner), or a variant of Bruner.

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

Similar surnames: Bruner, Gruver, Bruer, Brunger, Braner, Pruter, Kriner, Ryner, Ruter

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Where is the Pruner family from?

You can see how Pruner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pruner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pruner families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Pruner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 43% of all the recorded Pruner's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Pruner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pruner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pruner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pruner. 18% of Pruner men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Pruner women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pruner were Manager and Helper.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Helper
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Pruner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pruner 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 703 immigration records available for the last name Pruner. 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 918 military records available for the last name Pruner. For the veterans among your Pruner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pruner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Pruner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Pruner in 1953 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

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