Prado Family History

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Prado Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places in Spain (especially in Galicia) and Portugal named or named with Prado, from prado ‘meadow’ (from Latin pratum).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Prada, Prados, Prato, Ramo, Raso, Palo, Raco, Pardo, Razo, Rada

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Prado Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Prado name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Prado. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Prado Family Origin

Where is the Prado family from?

Prado Family Occupations

What did your Prado ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prado family was Butcher. Laborer, Miner and Bartender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prado. The most common Prado occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Prado's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Bartender

  • Butcher


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

Prado Historical Records

What Prado family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Prado. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prado census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Prado. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Prado. For the veterans among your Prado ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prado Life Expectancy

What is the average Prado lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Prado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Prado in 1944 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prado

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prado ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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