Prough Family History

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Prough Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Bruch, Brauch or French Proulx.

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


Similar surnames: Prugh, Brough, Roush, Stough, Rought, Prouse, Rouch, Rous, Paugh

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Prough Family Origin

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Prough Family Occupations

What did your Prough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Day Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prough. A less common occupation for the Prough family was Burning Coal. The most common Prough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Prough's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Day Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Burning Coal

    2%

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Prough Historical Records

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

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Prough Life Expectancy

What is the average Prough lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Prough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prough in 1943 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

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