Prowant Family History

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Prowant Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Probandt, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a provider of food, from Middle High German profant, probande ‘provisions’.

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

Similar surnames: Proft, Prast, Rotan, Want, Crown, Rowland, Provan, Prante, Troast

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Prowant Family Origin

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Prowant Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Prowant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Prowant's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Prowant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prowant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prowant 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Prowant. 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 363 military records available for the last name Prowant. For the veterans among your Prowant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prowant Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Prowant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Prowant in 1956 was 42, and 77 in 2003.

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