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Prosper Name Meaning

Dutch and French: from the personal name Prosper (Latin Prosper(us), from prosper(us) ‘prosperous’, ‘fortunate’), a name borne by three 5th-century saints.

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

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Prosper Family Origin

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Prosper Family Occupations

What did your Prosper ancestors do for a living?

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Cotton Mill

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prosper. The most common Prosper occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Prosper's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Prosper family was Keeping House.

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Prosper Historical Records

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Prosper Life Expectancy

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