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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Prunty

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Prunty is of Gaelic origin and means "Generous".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Prunty

Joe Prunty is a basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks in the National Basketball Association. Joe was born in Sunnyvale, California.


Ben Prunty is an electronic music musician. He was most prominent from 2000 to present.


Bryan Prunty is a soccer player for the Airdrieonians F.C., Celtic F.C., Aberdeen F.C., Inverness Caledonian Thistle F.C., Ayr United F.C., Stirling Albion F.C., Alloa Athletic F.C., Dumbarton F.C., Scotland national under-20 football team, and Scotland national under-21 football team. Bryan was born in 1983 in Airdrie, Scotland.


Wyatt was born on May 15th, 1947.


Robert was born in Chatham, Virginia.


Mark Prunty is a sports team member for the Onehunga-Mangere United.


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Popularity of Prunty as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Prunty U.S.
  White 71.42% 64.26%
  African American 22.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Prunty

People with the last name Prunty are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Prunty

  • How Popular is the name Prunty? As a last name Prunty was the 11,319th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Prunty first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Prunty is Monday, January 23rd, 1956.
  • How unique is the name Prunty? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Prunty. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Prunty: Your name in reverse order is Ytnurp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pnuytr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Prunty? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,789 people with the last name Prunty.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Prunty? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Prunty as their last name since less than 1 person in 105k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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