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Prange Family History

Prange Name Meaning
North German: nickname for a brawler, from Middle Low German prang(e) ‘fight’, prangen ‘to fight’.Altered form of German Pfrange, a topographic name for someone living in a narrow passageway or a gorge, from Pfrange ‘narrows’.

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

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20,116 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,689 Military Records
2,312 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Prange Families

  • Number of Prange families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Prange families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Prange last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Prange Family Origin

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Prange Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Prange

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Prange Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Prange Civil War Service Records

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