Prah Family History

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Prah Name Meaning

Slovenian: from prah ‘dust’, probably an occupational nickname for a miller.

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


Similar surnames: Prak, Prahl, Pak, Drach, Pas, Prast, Pfahl, Peach, Kras, Plath

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Prah Family Origin

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Prah Family Occupations

What did your Prah ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerical were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prah. 13% of Prah men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Prah women worked as a Clerical. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prah were Millwright and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Manager
    5%
  • Millwright
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerical
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housemaid
    9%
  • Housework
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Prah Historical Records

What Prah family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 725 census records available for the last name Prah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prah 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Prah. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 166 military records available for the last name Prah. For the veterans among your Prah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prah Life Expectancy

What is the average Prah lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Prah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Prah in 1953 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prah 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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