Prows Family History

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Prows Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Prowse.

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

Similar surnames: Prowse, Prow, Pross, Press, Roos, Roys, Row, Crown, Rowse, Crews

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Prows Family Origin

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Prows Family Occupations

What did your Prows ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Inspector City Water Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prows. The most common Prows occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Prows's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prows family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Inspector City Water Works

  • Keeping House


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

Prows Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prows. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prows 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 88 immigration records available for the last name Prows. 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 360 military records available for the last name Prows. For the veterans among your Prows ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prows Life Expectancy

What is the average Prows lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Prows life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Prows in 1956 was 64, and 50 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prows 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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