Purdin Family History

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Purdin Name Meaning

Probably of English origin, a variant spelling of Purden, a metathesized variant of French Prudhomme.

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


Similar surnames: Burdin, Durdin, Purdon, Purdie, Burden, Partin, Purdum, Perkin

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Purdin Family Origin

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Purdin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Boarding House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Purdin family was Boarding House. The most common Purdin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Purdin's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purdin.

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Purdin Life Expectancy

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