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Prophet Name Meaning

Scottish, English, French, and German: nickname from Middle English and Old French prophete, Middle High German prophet ‘prophet’, ‘seer’, ultimately from Greek prophetes ‘predictor’, from pro ‘before’ + a derivative of phemi ‘to speak’. As an American family name, this name has absorbed some cases of Greek Profitis and Profitidis.

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


Similar surnames: Prophete, Proft, Roper, Propp, Crochet, Poche, Pope, Plocher, Roche

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Prophet Family Origin

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Prophet Family Occupations

What did your Prophet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Ladler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prophet. A less common occupation for the Prophet family was Servant. The most common Prophet occupation in Canada was Farmer. 63% of Prophet's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Ladler

    13%
  • Servant

    13%

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

Prophet Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Prophet Life Expectancy

What is the average Prophet lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Prophet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Prophet in 1958 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prophet 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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