Prast Name Meaning

North German: occupational name from Middle Low German pravest ‘provost’. See also Provost. German: nickname for an ostentatious person, from Middle High German brast ‘pageantry’, ‘show’, ‘display’. Austrian: dialect form of Propst.

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


Similar surnames: Prost, Grass, Rast, Brass, Gast, Plass, Pobst, Kraut, Platt, Prall

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Prast Family Origin

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Prast Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    75%
  • Farmer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Prast occupation in Canada was Servant. 75% of Prast's were Servants. Servant and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Prast.

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Prast Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Prast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Prast in 1964 was 61, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prast

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