Prather Family History

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Prather Name Meaning

variant of Brather (see Brader 2). variant of Prater. habitational name from Prath, Rhineland (near St. Goarshausen).

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


Similar surnames: Prater, Rather, Rathe, Platter, Pretzer, Ruther, Panther, Rother

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Prather Family Origin

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Prather Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prather family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prather. The most common Prather occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Prather's were Farmers.

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Prather Historical Records

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Prather Life Expectancy

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