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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


Similar surnames: Prospero, Roper, Roser, Prosen, Gropper, Grosser, Presser, Crowner

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Prosper Family Origin

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Prosper Family Occupations

What did your Prosper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prosper family was Keeping House. 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.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Cotton Mill

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Prosper Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Prosper ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Prosper Life Expectancy

What is the average Prosper lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, Prosper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Prosper in 1961 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prosper 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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