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Where is the Purdy family from?
You can see how Purdy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Purdy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Purdy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 378 Purdy families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Purdy's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Purdy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Purdy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Purdy. 43% of Purdy men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Purdy women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Purdy were Clerk and Nurse. .