Prasse Family History

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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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Prasse Family Origin

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Prasse Family Occupations

What did your Prasse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prasse family was Keeps House. The most common Prasse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Prasse's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prasse.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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

Prasse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

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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Prasse Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prasse 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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