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Probert Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Roppert ‘son of Robert’ (see Robert ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Roberts, Robert, Froberg, Roberto, Robart, Robbert, Roberti, Rubert

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Where is the Probert family from?

You can see how Probert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Probert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Probert families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Probert families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Probert's in USA. New York had the highest population of Probert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Probert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Probert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Probert. 18% of Probert men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Probert women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Probert were Clerk and Saleslady. .

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Saleslady
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Probert. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Probert. For the veterans among your Probert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Probert lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Probert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Probert in 1957 was 65, and 72 in 2004.

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