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Purrington Name Meaning

English (Devon): evidently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Devon or neighboring counties.

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


Similar surnames: Currington, Burrington, Purinton, Yarrington, Corrington, Warrington

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Purrington Family Origin

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Purrington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purrington. A less common occupation for the Purrington family was Farm Hand. The most common Purrington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Purrington's were Farmers.

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Purrington Life Expectancy

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