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Prosch Family History

Prosch Name Meaning

from a derivative of the personal name Ambrose. in some instances from a pet form of a Slavic personal name with the first element Prosi-, for example Prosimir or Prosislaw.

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


Similar surnames: Brosch, Posch, Rasch, Hosch, Pross, Kresch, Pioch, Pesch, Frisch

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Where is the Prosch family from?

You can see how Prosch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prosch family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Prosch families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Prosch families living in New Jersey. This was about 17% of all the recorded Prosch's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Prosch families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prosch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prosch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prosch. 47% of Prosch men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Prosch women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prosch were Clerk and Secretary.

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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
    47%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Secretary
    14%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Prosch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Prosch. For the veterans among your Prosch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prosch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Prosch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Prosch in 1957 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

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