Pruss Name Meaning

North German (also Prüss): regional name for someone from Prussia (see Preuss).

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


Similar surnames: Preuss, Pruess, Russ, Prus, Gruss, Preiss, Press, Bruss, Puls, Pauls

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Pruss Family Origin

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Pruss Family Occupations

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  • Flax Mill Mechanic

    25%
  • Laundress

    25%
  • Shipwright

    25%
  • Wardrobe Dealer

    25%

In 1881, Flax Mill Mechanic, Laundress and Shipwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pruss. A less common occupation for the Pruss family was Wardrobe Dealer. The most common Pruss occupation in the UK was Flax Mill Mechanic. 25% of Pruss's were Flax Mill Mechanics.

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Pruss Historical Records

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Pruss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Pruss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pruss in 1944 was 68, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pruss

Famous Pruss Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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