Prouse Family History

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Prouse Name Meaning

English (Devon): variant of Prue. Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Preuss.

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

Similar surnames: Prowse, Crouse, Rouse, Prause, Krouse, Sprouse, Fouse, Strouse, Preus

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Prouse Family Origin

Where is the Prouse family from?

Prouse Family Occupations

What did your Prouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Prouse family was Labourer. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prouse. The most common Prouse occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Prouse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer


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

Prouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Prouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prouse 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Prouse. 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 Prouse. For the veterans among your Prouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Prouse lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Prouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prouse in 1956 was 50, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prouse 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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