Praus Family History

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Praus Name Meaning

German: variant of Prause.

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

Similar surnames: Prause, Paus, Preus, Prus, Raus, Draus, Kraus, Brass, Braum, Brous

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Praus Family Origin

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Praus Family Occupations

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

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Praus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 362 census records available for the last name Praus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Praus 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 105 immigration records available for the last name Praus. 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 90 military records available for the last name Praus. For the veterans among your Praus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Praus Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Praus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Praus in 1962 was 76, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Praus 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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