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Purdue Family Origin

Where is the Purdue family from?

Purdue Family Occupations

What did your Purdue ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purdue. A less common occupation for the Purdue family was Keeping House. The most common Purdue occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Purdue's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Purdue ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Purdue Historical Records

What Purdue family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Purdue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Purdue census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Purdue

Passenger List

There are 973 immigration records available for the last name Purdue. 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 Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Purdue. For the veterans among your Purdue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Purdue Life Expectancy

What is the average Purdue lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Purdue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Purdue in 1948 was 18, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Purdue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Purdue ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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