Proto Name Meaning

Italian: from Greek protos ‘first’, hence a name bestowed on the first born (male) child, or in some cases possibly a short form of an occupational or status name formed with this element, such as Protonotaro, literally ‘first notary’. Altered spelling of French Proteau or Protot, from a pet form of Protasius.

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

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Proto Family Origin

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Proto Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Retail Liquors

    25%

In 1880, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Proto. The most common Proto occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Proto's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Proto family was Retail Liquors.

Source: Census data for Proto | Data not to scale

Proto Historical Records

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Proto Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Proto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Proto in 1956 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proto

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