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Truitt Family History

Truitt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Truett.

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


Similar surnames: Pruit, Huitt, Bluitt, Pruett, Prueitt, Pruiett, Troutt, Trivitt

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Where is the Truitt family from?

You can see how Truitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Truitt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Truitt families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Truitt families living in Delaware. This was about 33% of all the recorded Truitt's in the USA. Delaware had the highest population of Truitt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Truitt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Truitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Truitt. 22% of Truitt men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Truitt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Truitt were Salesman and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Truitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Truitt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Truitt. 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 Cards

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Truitt. For the veterans among your Truitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Truitt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Truitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Truitt in 1945 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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