Purnell Family History

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Purnell Name Meaning

English (mainly southwest): variant of Parnell.

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


Similar surnames: Pernell, Parnell, Durnell, Purtell, Pursell, Pennell, Pannell

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Purnell Family Origin

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Purnell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Painter

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1881, the most common Purnell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Purnell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Purnell family was Tailor. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Purnell.

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Purnell Historical Records

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Purnell Life Expectancy

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