Proch Name Meaning

Polish and German: from Polish proch ‘dust’, ‘powder’, ‘gunpowder’, probably a nickname for a miller.

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


Similar surnames: Ploch, Drach, Poch, Prock, Groch, Moch, Pach, Grosh, Krock, Peach

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Proch Family Origin

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Proch Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Litographer

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Proch occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Proch's were Laborers. Laborer and Litographer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Proch.

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Proch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Proch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Proch in 1952 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proch

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