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Prwit Family History

Prwit Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Pruit, Prim, Prost, Fruit, Preis, Petit, Irwin, Pritz, Prast, Proft

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Where is the Prwit family from?

You can see how Prwit families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prwit family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1880. The most Prwit families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Prwit family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Prwit's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Prwit families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prwit surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prwit ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Prwit ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 8 census records available for the last name Prwit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prwit census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Prwit. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1 military records available for the last name Prwit. For the veterans among your Prwit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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