Pracht Family History

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Pracht Name Meaning

nickname for a loud or boastful person, from Middle High German braht ‘noise’, ‘boasting’ or brahten ‘to be noisy’, ‘to boast’. habitational name from a place so called, for example near Wissen or Koblenz.

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


Similar surnames: Tracht, Recht, Kracht, Prahl, Krach, Bracht, Prast, Picht, Drach

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Pracht Family Origin

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Pracht Family Occupations

What did your Pracht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Merchant and Tallyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pracht. A less common occupation for the Pracht family was Works At Tailoring. The most common Pracht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Pracht's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Tallyman

    6%
  • Works At Tailoring

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pracht ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pracht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pracht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pracht census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pracht. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pracht. For the veterans among your Pracht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pracht Life Expectancy

What is the average Pracht lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pracht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Pracht in 1956 was 39, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pracht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pracht ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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