Prout Name Meaning

English (mainly Cornwall): variant of Proud. French: from an eastern French regional word equivalent to prévôt ‘provost’ (see Provost).

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


Similar surnames: Proud, Rout, Crout, Proft, Pont, Route, Port, Proulx, Prue, Sprout

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Prout Family Origin

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Prout Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prout. A less common occupation for the Prout family was Farm Labourer. The most common Prout occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Prout's were Farmers.

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Prout Historical Records

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Prout Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Prout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prout in 1949 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prout

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