Proulx Family History

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Proulx Name Meaning

French (also Prou): from a western and southern French variant of French Preux, a nickname meaning ‘wise’, ‘worthy’, or ‘valiant’. Compare Prue.

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


Similar surnames: Prue, Roux, Prout, Groulx, Prouse, Proud, Krol, Rouch, Kroll, Rous

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Proulx Family Origin

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Proulx Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    8%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Proulx family was Works In Woolen Mill. The most common Proulx occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Proulx's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proulx.

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Proulx Historical Records

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Proulx Life Expectancy

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