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?

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

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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.

Pross Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pross Life Expectancy

What is the average Pross lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pross

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pross 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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