Pruneau Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Pruneau Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a plum tree, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who sold plums, from a diminutive of prune ‘plum’.

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


Similar surnames: Pruneda, Pineau, Reneau, Prunier, Bruneau, Buteau, Prioleau, Rouleau

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Pruneau Family Origin

Where is the Pruneau family from?

Pruneau Family Occupations

What did your Pruneau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, L'Ecole and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pruneau. A less common occupation for the Pruneau family was Journalier. The most common Pruneau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 36% of Pruneau's were Cultivateurs.

View Census data for Pruneau | Data not to scale

  • Cultivateur

    36%
  • L'Ecole

    6%
  • School

    6%
  • Journalier

    5%

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

Pruneau Historical Records

What Pruneau family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Pruneau

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pruneau. 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.

View all Pruneau immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Pruneau military records

You've only scratched the surface of Pruneau family history.

Pruneau Life Expectancy

What is the average Pruneau lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pruneau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Pruneau in 1951 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pruneau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pruneau 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.

Famous Pruneau Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name