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Prowse Name Meaning

English (Devon): variant of Prue. In some cases probably an Americanized spelling of Prause.

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


Similar surnames: Prouse, Rowse, Prows, Royse, Crouse, Crewse, Rouse, Prow, Dowse

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Prowse Family Origin

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Prowse Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Mason

    3%

In 1881, the most common Prowse occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Prowse's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Prowse family was Mason. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prowse.

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Prowse Historical Records

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Prowse Life Expectancy

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