Prothero Family History

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Prothero Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhydderch ‘son of Rhydderch’ (see Roderick).

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


Similar surnames: Prothro, Probert, Prosser, Protheroe, Brother, Rother, Brothers

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Prothero Family Origin

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Prothero Family Occupations

What did your Prothero ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Prothero family was Carpenter. The most common Prothero occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Prothero's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prothero.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Prothero Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prothero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prothero 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Prothero. 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 Prothero. For the veterans among your Prothero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prothero Life Expectancy

What is the average Prothero lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Prothero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Prothero in 1958 was 60, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prothero

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prothero 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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