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Prasse Name Meaning

German: nickname for a gourmet, from Middle High German bras ‘feast’.

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

Similar surnames: Prast, Pranke, Krause, Brass, Brause, Krass, Brassel, Sasse, Plass

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Where is the Prasse family from?

You can see how Prasse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prasse family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Prasse families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Prasse families living in Missouri. This was about 29% of all the recorded Prasse's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Prasse families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prasse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prasse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prasse. 40% of Prasse men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Prasse women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prasse were Proprietor and Maid.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prasse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prasse 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 436 immigration records available for the last name Prasse. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Prasse. For the veterans among your Prasse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prasse lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Prasse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Prasse in 1957 was 63, and 87 in 2004.

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