Pross Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Ambrose. variant of Prosch 2. habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Ross, Bross, Prose, Poss, Cross, Dross, Plass, Sloss, Brosz, Drass

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Pross Family Origin

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Pross Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    11%
  • Army Accoutrement Maker

    11%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    11%
  • Fish Porter

    11%

In 1881, the most common Pross occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 11% of Pross's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Pross family was Fish Porter. Annuitant, Army Accoutrement Maker and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pross.

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Pross Historical Records

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Pross Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Pross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pross in 1950 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pross

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