Procter Family History

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Procter Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and West Yorkshire): variant spelling of Proctor.

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


Similar surnames: Peotter, Proctor, Docter, Rotter, Crocker, Prater, Souter, Roser

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Procter Family Origin

Where is the Procter family from?

Procter Family Occupations

What did your Procter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Procter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Procter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Procter. A less common occupation for the Procter family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Procter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Procter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Procter. 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 Procter. For the veterans among your Procter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Procter Life Expectancy

What is the average Procter lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Procter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Procter in 1946 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Procter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Procter 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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