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Primett Name Meaning

from the Middle English name Prim + the diminutive suffix -et. See Prime .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Privett, Prime, Priest, Prieto, Trivett, Rivett, Grimmett, Prickett

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Where is the Primett family from?

You can see how Primett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Primett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Primett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 29 Primett families living in Hertfordshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Primett's in United Kingdom. Hertfordshire had the highest population of Primett families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Primett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Primett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Primett. 100% of Primett men worked as a Gardener and 92% of Primett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Primett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Primett 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 82 immigration records available for the last name Primett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 229 military records available for the last name Primett. For the veterans among your Primett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Primett lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Primett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Primett in 1965 was 81, and 80 in 2003.

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