Pross Family History

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Pross Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Ambrose. variant of Prosch 2. habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Ross, Bross, Prose, Poss, Cross, Dross, Plass, Sloss, Brosz, Drass

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Pross Family Origin

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Pross Family Occupations

What did your Pross ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pross. A less common occupation for the Pross family was Farm Laborer. The most common Pross occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Pross's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Pross | Data not to scale

Pross Historical Records

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Pross Life Expectancy

What is the average Pross lifespan?

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Pross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pross in 1950 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pross

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