Prough Family History

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Prough Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Bruch, Brauch or French Proulx.

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


Similar surnames: Prugh, Brough, Roush, Stough, Rought, Prouse, Rouch, Rous, Paugh

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Prough Family Origin

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Prough Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Day Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Burning Coal

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Prough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Prough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prough family was Burning Coal. Farmer, Day Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prough.

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Prough Historical Records

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Prough Life Expectancy

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