Prato Family History

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Prato Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places, large and small, named Prato (from prato ‘meadow’, Latin pratum), the most important of which is the administrative centre of Tuscany.

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

Similar surnames: Prado, Prats, Prada, Prata, Mato, Raco, Proto, Pretz, Arata, Gratz

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Prato Family Origin

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Prato Family Occupations

What did your Prato ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Waiter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Prato. 50% of Prato men worked as a Waiter and 75% of Prato women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prato were Painter decorator and Mantle Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Waiter
  • Hairdresser (unemployed)
  • Painter decorator

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Mantle Finisher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Prato Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Prato. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prato 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Prato. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Prato. For the veterans among your Prato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prato Life Expectancy

What is the average Prato lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Prato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Prato in 1951 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prato

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prato 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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