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Proulx Family History

Proulx Name Meaning
French (also Prou): from a western and southern French variant of French Preux, a nickname meaning ‘wise’, ‘worthy’, or ‘valiant’. Compare Prue.

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

367,415 Historical Documents with Proulx on Ancestry.com
68,348 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,317 Military Records
2,669 Immigration Records
83,688 Census and Voter Lists
208,393 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Proulx Families

  • Number of Proulx families
     77 - 151
     26 - 76
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Proulx families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Proulx last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Proulx Family Origin

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Proulx Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Proulx

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Proulx Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Proulx census records

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Proulx Civil War Service Records

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