Prose Name Meaning

German (also Pröse): from a short form of the personal name Ambrose.

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


Similar surnames: Brose, Pross, Prosek, Rose, Prost, Bose, Prosen, Proske, Lose, Prime

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Prose Family Origin

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Prose Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prose. A less common occupation for the Prose family was Keeping House. The most common Prose occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Prose's were Farmers.

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Prose Historical Records

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Prose Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Prose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Prose in 1956 was 75, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prose

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