Prata Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Prata di Principato Ultra in Avellino province, Prata Sannita (Caserta), Prata d’Ansidonia (Aquila), or Prata di Pordenone (Pordenone). Portuguese: metonymic occupational name for a worker in silver, from prata ‘silver’ (Late Latin plata ‘sheet metal’, apparently from plat(t)us ‘flat’).

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


Similar surnames: Prada, Prato, Arata, Plata, Prats, Plate, Piana, Rana, Raba, Mata

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Prata Family Occupations

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Between 1962 and 2004, Prata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Prata in 1962 was 65, and 87 in 2004.

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