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Proulx Name Meaning

French (also Prou): from a western and southern French variant of French Preux, a nickname meaning ‘wise’, ‘worthy’, or ‘valiant’. Compare Prue.

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


Similar surnames: Prue, Roux, Prout, Groulx, Prouse, Proud, Krol, Rouch, Kroll, Rous

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Proulx Family Origin

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Proulx Family Occupations

What did your Proulx ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Proulx occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Proulx's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proulx. A less common occupation for the Proulx family was Works In Woolen Mill.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    8%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    8%

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Proulx Historical Records

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

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Proulx Life Expectancy

What is the average Proulx lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Proulx life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Proulx in 1952 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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