Purtill Family History

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Purtill Name Meaning

English: from Old French poutrel ‘colt’ (Late Latin pultrellus), a metonymic occupational name for someone responsible for keeping horses, or a nickname for a frisky and high-spirited person. This surname is also found in Ireland, Mac Lysaght believing it to be a variant of Purcell.

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


Similar surnames: Purcell, Grill, Pursell, Purtell, Tuthill, Perrill, Guptill, Prill

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Purtill Family Origin

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Purtill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Purtill family was Blacksmith. The most common Purtill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Purtill's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purtill.

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Purtill Historical Records

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Purtill Life Expectancy

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