Proffitt Family History

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Proffitt Name Meaning

Scottish and English: nickname or occupational name for a soothsayer, someone gifted with the ability to foretell the future (see Prophet).

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


Similar surnames: Profitt, Proffit, Proft, Profeta, Morfitt, Crockett, Profit, Prophete

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Proffitt Family Origin

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Proffitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Proffitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Proffitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proffitt. A less common occupation for the Proffitt family was Carpenter.

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Proffitt Historical Records

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Proffitt Life Expectancy

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