Prose Family History

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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

What did your Prose ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Prose Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Prose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prose 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 333 immigration records available for the last name Prose. 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 Prose. For the veterans among your Prose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prose Life Expectancy

What is the average Prose lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prose

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prose 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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