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Prosise Family History

Prosise Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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


Similar surnames: Proske, Prost, Prime, Froese, Pride, Grosse, Prouse, Prasse, Rosine

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Where is the Prosise family from?

You can see how Prosise families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prosise family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Prosise families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Prosise families living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Prosise's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Prosise families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prosise surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prosise ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prosise. 46% of Prosise men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Prosise women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prosise were Farming and House Wife.

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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

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Painter
    14%
  • Farming
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    43%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • House Wife
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prosise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prosise 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 45 immigration records available for the last name Prosise. 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 410 military records available for the last name Prosise. For the veterans among your Prosise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prosise lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Prosise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Prosise in 1950 was 24, and 81 in 2004.

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