Proud Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham): nickname for a vain or haughty man, from Middle English prod, prud ‘proud’ (late Old English prud, from the oblique form of Old French proz).

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


Similar surnames: Prout, Propp, Prue, Round, Broad, Cloud, Podd, Grout, Pond, Trout

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Proud Family Origin

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Proud Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Proud occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Proud's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Proud family was Annuitant. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proud.

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Proud Historical Records

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Proud Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Proud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Proud in 1950 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proud

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