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Proehl Family History

Proehl Name Meaning
(Pröhl) habitational name from any of several places so named in eastern Germany.from a nickname for a braggart, from Middle High German progen, brogen ‘to boast or brag’.

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

12,679 Historical Documents with Proehl on Ancestry.com
3,929 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
452 Military Records
237 Immigration Records
2,650 Census and Voter Lists
5,411 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Proehl Families

  • Number of Proehl families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Proehl families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Proehl last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Proehl census records

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Proehl Family Origin

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Proehl Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Proehl

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Proehl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Proehl census records

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Proehl Civil War Service Records

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