Prus Family History
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Prus Name Meaning
Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a Prussian, either a member of an ancient Baltic people related to the Lithuanians and Latvians or a member of the German people who displaced them in the 13th century. Compare Prusak, Preuss. Slovenian (south-central Slovenia): altered reduced form of the personal name Ambrož, Latin Ambrosius. Compare Brus 2.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press