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Proctor Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour ‘steward’ (reduced from Old French procurateour, Latin procurator ‘agent’, from procurare ‘to manage’). The term was used most commonly of an attorney in a spiritual court, but also of other officials such as collectors of taxes and agents licensed to collect alms on behalf of lepers and enclosed orders of monks.

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


Similar surnames: Porter, Pastor, Doctor, Factor, Rocker, Crofton, Poston, Prior, Proto

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Proctor Family Origin

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Proctor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Proctor occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Proctor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Proctor family was Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proctor.

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Proctor Life Expectancy

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