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Propson Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a Germanic personal name formed with a cognate of proz ‘opening bud’ (see Propp 1).

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


Similar surnames: Robson, Rapson, Dopson, Bosson, Posson, Monson, Paulson, Tompson

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Propson Family Origin

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Propson Family Occupations

What did your Propson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Propson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Propson's were Farmers. Farmer and Sugar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Propson.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Sugar Maker

    50%

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

Propson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Propson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Propson 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 Propson. 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 Propson. For the veterans among your Propson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Propson Life Expectancy

What is the average Propson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Propson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Propson in 1963 was 56, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Propson 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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