Proft Family History
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Proft Name Meaning
German: reduced form of Profet, a nickname for a soothsayer, from Middle High German, Middle Low German prophete, proft ‘prophet’, ‘seer’. Dutch: occupational name or nickname, from Middle Dutch proofst ‘provost’ (see Provost).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Prost, Prast, Propp, Rost, Post, Pott, Port, Polt, Drott, Brott