Prow Family History

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Prow Name Meaning

English: variant of Prue.

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

Similar surnames: Prew, Trow, Prows, Row, Trew, Crow, Grow, Brow, Pryor, Crom

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Prow Family Origin

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Prow Family Occupations

What did your Prow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prow family was Clerk In Store. The most common Prow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Prow's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Attorney were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prow.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Attorney

  • Clerk In Store


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

Prow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Prow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prow 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 309 immigration records available for the last name Prow. 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 Prow. For the veterans among your Prow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prow Life Expectancy

What is the average Prow lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Prow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Prow in 1955 was 52, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prow 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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