Prosser Family History

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Prosser Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhosier ‘son of Roger’ (see Roger).

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

Similar surnames: Rosser, Grosser, Rossner, Pross, Prosek, Prose, Grasser, Crossen

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Prosser Family Origin

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Prosser Family Occupations

What did your Prosser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Prosser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Prosser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prosser family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prosser.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Prosser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Prosser Life Expectancy

What is the average Prosser lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Prosser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Prosser in 1950 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prosser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prosser 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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