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Prochnow Family History

Prochnow Name Meaning
German: habitational name from places so named in former East Prussia (near Deutsch-Krone) and in Brandenburg.

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

21,265 Historical Documents with Prochnow on Ancestry.com
5,916 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,293 Military Records
766 Immigration Records
3,818 Census and Voter Lists
9,472 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Prochnow Families

  • Number of Prochnow families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Prochnow last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Prochnow census records

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Prochnow Family Origin

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Prochnow Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Prochnow

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Prochnow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Prochnow census records

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Military Service by Prochnow

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