Proehl Family History

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Proehl Name Meaning

(Pröhl) habitational name from any of several places so named in eastern Germany.from a nickname for a braggart, from Middle High German progen, brogen ‘to boast or brag’.

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


Similar surnames: Roehl, Rohr, Bruehl, Pohl, Pretz, Gehl, Prahl, Prell, Froehle, Hoehl

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Proehl Family Origin

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Proehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Assistant County Surveyor

    6%
  • Farmer-Carpenter

    6%
  • Furniture Dealer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Proehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Proehl's were Farmers. Farmer, Assistant County Surveyor and Farmer-Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proehl. A less common occupation for the Proehl family was Furniture Dealer.

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Proehl Historical Records

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Proehl Life Expectancy

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