Proske Family History

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Proske Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of Prosch 1.

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

Similar surnames: Roske, Raske, Popke, Prose, Trosky, Prost, Pross, Koske, Poskey

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Proske Family Origin

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Proske Family Occupations

What did your Proske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Proske family was Farmer. The most common Proske occupation in the USA was Coal Dealer. 33% of Proske's were Coal Dealers. Coal Dealer and Coal Yard were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Proske.

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  • Coal Dealer

  • Coal Yard

  • Farmer


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

Proske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Proske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Proske 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Proske. 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 Proske. For the veterans among your Proske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Proske Life Expectancy

What is the average Proske lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Proske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Proske in 1952 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Proske 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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