Propst Family History

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Propst Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Probst.

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


Similar surnames: Probst, Prost, Trost, Propes, Propp, Brobst, Prouse, Post, Tropp

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Propst Family Origin

Where is the Propst family from?

Propst Family Occupations

What did your Propst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Propst family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Propst. The most common Propst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Propst's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Propst Historical Records

What Propst family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Propst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Propst 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 Propst

Passenger List

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

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Propst Life Expectancy

What is the average Propst lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Propst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Propst in 1941 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Propst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Propst 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.

Famous Propst Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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