Prator Family History

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Prator Name Meaning

German (Prätor): Latinized humanistic form of any of various surnames meaning ‘leader’ or ‘headman’, for example Mayer, Schultz, and Vogt. It is from Latin praetor, the title of various officials in Republican and Imperial Rome.

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


Similar surnames: Pastor, Prater, Rasor, Frater, Prior, Plato, Praytor, Proctor, Pater

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Prator Family Origin

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Prator Family Occupations

What did your Prator ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prator. 31% of Prator men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Prator women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prator were Mechanic and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Mechanic
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Housewife
    14%

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

Prator Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Prator. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prator 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 100 immigration records available for the last name Prator. 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 575 military records available for the last name Prator. For the veterans among your Prator ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prator Life Expectancy

What is the average Prator lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Prator life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Prator in 1963 was 77, and 87 in 2004.

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