Prus Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a Prussian, either a member of an ancient Baltic people related to the Lithuanians and Latvians or a member of the German people who displaced them in the 13th century. Compare Prusak, Preuss. Slovenian (south-central Slovenia): altered reduced form of the personal name Ambrož, Latin Ambrosius. Compare Brus 2.

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


Similar surnames: Brus, Prusa, Rus, Prey, Bruss, Pruss, Paus, Gruss, Gaus, Brust

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Prus Family Origin

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Prus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Sailor

    25%
  • Working In Foundry

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prus. The most common Prus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Prus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prus family was Working In Foundry.

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Prus Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Prus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prus in 1954 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prus

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