Proper Family History

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Proper Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of Propper.

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


Similar surnames: Propes, Poper, Peeper, Poer, Premer, Roker, Popek, Roger, Propp

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Proper Family Origin

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Proper Family Occupations

What did your Proper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Proper occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Proper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Proper family was Collection Of Cem. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proper.

View Census data for Proper | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Clerk

    10%
  • Collection Of Cem

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Proper ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Proper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Proper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Proper 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Proper. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Proper. For the veterans among your Proper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Proper Life Expectancy

What is the average Proper lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Proper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Proper in 1954 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Proper ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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