Pruyn Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Pruim, from Middle Dutch prume ‘plum’, a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold plums, or possibly a nickname, for example for someone with a plum-colored birthmark. See also Prine.

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


Similar surnames: Gruen, Bruen, Bruin, Propp, Prehn, Pruyne, Prey, Pray, Bruyn, Ruen

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Pruyn Family Origin

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Pruyn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Civil Engineer

    4%
  • Milkman

    4%

In 1880, the most common Pruyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Pruyn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pruyn family was Milkman. Farmer, Keeping House and Civil Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pruyn.

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Pruyn Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Pruyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pruyn in 1953 was 42, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pruyn

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