Purnell Family History

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Purnell Name Meaning

English (mainly southwest): variant of Parnell.

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

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Purnell Family Origin

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Purnell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Purnell family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purnell. The most common Purnell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Purnell's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Purnell | Data not to scale

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Purnell Life Expectancy

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