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Prada Name Meaning

Catalan and Galician: habitational name from Prada de Conflent, in northern Catalonia, or any other places in Catalonia and in Galicia named Prada, so named from Catalan prada or a variant of Galician prado ‘meadow’ (Latin pratum). Northern Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern Italy called Prada, from a variant of Prata, cognate with 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Prado, Rada, Parada, Roda, Prata, Rama, Araya, Grado, Rana, Piana

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Where is the Prada family from?

You can see how Prada families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prada family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Prada families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Prada families living in New Mexico. This was about 52% of all the recorded Prada's in the USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Prada families in 1880.
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What did your Prada ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Prada. 53% of Prada men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    53%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Labor
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Prada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prada census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Prada. 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 Cards

There are 289 military records available for the last name Prada. For the veterans among your Prada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prada lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Prada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Prada in 1965 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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