Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Putney surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Putneys

We have a total number of 1195 records for people with the last name Putney.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

SS
Stuart
TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Putneys.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Putney family's history

Where do most Putneys live?

In 1921, most Putneys lived in London.


Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Putneys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 811 records for the Putney surname. The oldest one dates back to 1553.

Who were Putneys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Putneys.

What are the most common Putney first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Sarah

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Putney family members

Common jobs for Putneys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Putneys in 1921
Dressmaker

7

Domestic Servant

3

Boot Fitter

2

Cigar Box Maker

2

Cigar Box Paperer

2

Common Male occupations for Putneys in 1921
Cigar Box Maker

10

Timber Merchant

9

Plasterer

7

General Farmers

4

Ag Labourer

3

An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 8,200 family trees with the Putney surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Putneys.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial