Purviance Family History

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Purviance Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Scottish Purveyance, which seems likely to be a derivative of Middle English purveyen ‘to provide’. Compare Purvis.

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


Similar surnames: Purvis, Price, Curvin, Curtice, Prince, Ervine, Laurance, Vance

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Purviance Family Origin

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Purviance Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Drayman

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Purviance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Purviance's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purviance. A less common occupation for the Purviance family was Drayman.

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Purviance Life Expectancy

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