Pruyn Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Pruim, from Middle Dutch prume ‘plum’, a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold plums, or possibly a nickname, for example for someone with a plum-colored birthmark. See also Prine.

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


Similar surnames: Gruen, Bruen, Bruin, Propp, Prehn, Pruyne, Prey, Pray, Bruyn, Ruen

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Pruyn Family Origin

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Pruyn Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    40%
  • Deputy Sherriff

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Going To School

    20%

In 1881, the most common Pruyn occupation in Canada was Merchant. 40% of Pruyn's were Merchants. Merchant, Deputy Sherriff and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pruyn. A less common occupation for the Pruyn family was Going To School.

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Pruyn Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Pruyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pruyn in 1953 was 42, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pruyn

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