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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Pratt

the surname apparently is from Old English *prætt (adj.) "cunning, astute;" related to late Old English noun prætt "a trick" (see pretty). As a type of pottery, named for Staffordshire pottery manufacturer Felix Pratt (1780-1859).

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Pratt, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
Population (2000): 6570
Housing Units (2000): 3312
Land area (2000): 7.415572 sq. miles (19.206242 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.124815 sq. miles (0.323270 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 7.540387 sq. miles (19.529512 sq. km)
FIPS code: 57625
Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
Location: 37.650321 N, 98.738068 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 67124
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Pratt, WV -- U.S. town in West Virginia
Population (2000): 551
Housing Units (2000): 251
Land area (2000): 0.288211 sq. miles (0.746464 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.288211 sq. miles (0.746464 sq. km)
FIPS code: 65356
Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
Location: 38.207149 N, 81.387354 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Pratt -- U.S. County in Kansas
Population (2000): 9647
Housing Units (2000): 4633
Land area (2000): 734.990933 sq. miles (1903.617696 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.764290 sq. miles (1.979501 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 735.755223 sq. miles (1905.597197 sq. km)
Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
Location: 37.647965 N, 98.731984 W
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Pratt County
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Wikipedia
Pratt

Pratt is a surname, which may refer to any of the people listed below.

Pratt (disambiguation)

Pratt is a family name.

Pratt may also refer:

Places in the United States
  • Pratt, Kansas
  • Pratt County, Kansas
  • Pratt, Minnesota, an unincorporated settlement in Steele County
  • Pratt, West Virginia
  • Pratt Mountain, a summit in New Hampshire
Schools in the United States
  • Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering, the engineering school of Duke University
  • Pratt Community College, two-year junior college located in Pratt, Kansas
  • Pratt Institute, a specialized, private college in New York City
Libraries
  • E. J. Pratt Library, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Usage examples of "pratt".

Cuthbert, Senserderfer and Heubel in the outfield, and Bechtel and Pratt, substitutes.

Whatever else I may have thought of the man, Melancthon Pratt seemed such a force of manhood and Mormonism as to be immune from the little diseases that strike the rest of us humans down from time to time.

I felt just the way I had felt when Pratt told me the vaccines checked out.

For the record (written, not electroencephalographic) I believe the first writers to use the theme of "Patent Pending" were Fletcher Pratt and Laurence Manning, back in the '30's.

Mr Pratt liked to think of himself as a student of contrasting human behaviour, and it was fascinating to think of this grubby thug entering the refined portals of 6 Athelsgate.

Deputy DA Loew is liaison to the press and civilian authorities, and the following officers are detached to Central Homicide, effective 1/16/47: Sergeant Anders, Detective Arcola, Sergeant Blanchard, Officer Bleichert, Sergeant Cavanaugh, Detective Ellison, Detective Grimes, Sergeant Koenig, Detective Liggett, Detective Navarette, Sergeant Pratt, Detective J.

We all knowed the nigh crazy way Thorndike had hated Tom—not without reason, at that—Emily Barbour says to my Matildy as how Henry was lucky to have ol' Doc Pratt right on the spot with a death certificate as didn't leave no doubt for nobody.

He studied the bullet-ripped tail section, the neatly stitched holes in the upper wings, the shattered cylinder heads on the two Pratt &amp.

He studied the bullet-ripped tail section, the neatly stitched holes in the upper wings, the shattered cylinder heads on the two Pratt & Whitney engines, still crackling from the heat and emitting light swirls of smoke.

One of the leading lights of Hydra was the late Fletcher Pratt, a marvelous, lovable, feisty man who had once been a bantamweight prize fighter and converted himself into the writer who produced the best one-volume history of the Civil War ever in print (among very much else that is noteworthy).

Mrs Pratt had unkind things to say about the Germans during the lulls but was more interested in talking about the cinema.

I called Jim Simmons back in Cincinnati to tell him I'd arrived and asked him to pass the word along to Pratt and Nettles so their names and numbers wouldn't show up on the hotel's switchboard or billing system.

As long as I was still looking for it, they weren't going to kill me and chance having Vallero's department talk to Pratt and Nettles and Lantz and maybe figure out what it was I was after.

Tell her I'm going to have to stay at her place for a day or two as soon as I get out of Mexico, and that under no circumstances should she tell Nettles or Pratt that she's heard from me.

She was my ace-in-the-hole: no one except Pratt, Nettles and Lantz even knew that I had ever met her.