Prochnow Family History

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Prochnow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places so named in former East Prussia (near Deutsch-Krone) and in Brandenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Rosenow, Roggow, Rachow, Proehl, Rockow, Rocha, Grunow, Pribbenow

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Prochnow Family Origin

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Prochnow Family Occupations

What did your Prochnow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prochnow. A less common occupation for the Prochnow family was Hod Carrier. The most common Prochnow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Prochnow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Fireman

  • Hod Carrier


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

Prochnow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prochnow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prochnow 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 814 immigration records available for the last name Prochnow. 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 Prochnow. For the veterans among your Prochnow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prochnow Life Expectancy

What is the average Prochnow lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Prochnow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Prochnow in 1944 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prochnow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prochnow 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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