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Prunty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Proinntigh ‘descendant of Proinnteach’, a personal name, originally a byname denoting a generous person, literally ‘banqueting hall’, from proinn ‘banquet’ (from Latin prandium ‘meal’) + teach ‘house’, ‘hall’.

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


Similar surnames: Brunty, Grundy, Craney, Printy, Prouty, Prucha, Prast, Pust, Rufty

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Prunty Family Origin

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Prunty Family Occupations

What did your Prunty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Prunty occupation in Canada was Lumberman. 50% of Prunty's were Lumbermans. A less common occupation for the Prunty family was Shoemaker. Lumberman, Farmer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prunty.

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  • Lumberman

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Shoemaker

    8%

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

Prunty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prunty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prunty 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 Prunty. 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 Card

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

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Prunty Life Expectancy

What is the average Prunty lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Prunty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Prunty in 1945 was 25, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prunty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prunty 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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