Purtle Family History

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Purtle Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Purtill.

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


Similar surnames: Purtell, Turtle, Porte, Curle, Gurtler, Purdie, Bartle, Pantle

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Purtle Family Origin

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Purtle Family Occupations

What did your Purtle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Purtle family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purtle. The most common Purtle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Purtle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Farm Hand

    2%

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

Purtle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Purtle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Purtle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Purtle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Purtle. For the veterans among your Purtle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Purtle Life Expectancy

What is the average Purtle lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Purtle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Purtle in 1959 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Purtle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Purtle 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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