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What does Pruitt mean?

Pruitt Pronunciation of Pruitt [pruitt] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and Pruitt means "brave little one". Pruitt is a version of Prewitt (Old French).

Associated with: brave, little.


Pruitt has 3 variants: Prewet, Prewett and Prewit.

Creative forms:
(male) Paritt, ..

(female) Pruade, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pruitt Zymir (P.Z.), ..

How popular is Pruitt?

Pruitt is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#736 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Pruitt has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pruitt name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pruitt outside U.S.

Similar Names

Pruitt is pronounced similarly to Pratt. Other recommended names are Arnett, Arnott, Birkitt (see Birkett), Brantt (see Brant), Brentt, Brett, Britt, Burkitt, Burtt, Corbitt, Dewitt, Emmitt, Garritt, Gerritt, Hewitt, Kitt, Meritt, Merritt, Pagett, Paquito, Pepito, Piet, Pitt, Platt, Pluto, Price, Prime, Primo, Printz, Prinz, Prior, Taitt and Witt. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pruitt.

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