Proudfoot Family History

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Proudfoot Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname for someone with strutting or swaggering gait, from Middle English prod, prud ‘proud’ + fote ‘foot’. It now occurs mainly in Scotland.

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

Similar surnames: Broadfoot, Crofoot, Proud, Lightfoot, Provost, Proffitt, Prout

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Proudfoot Family Origin

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Proudfoot Family Occupations

What did your Proudfoot ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Proudfoot occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Proudfoot's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proudfoot. A less common occupation for the Proudfoot family was Contractor.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk

  • Contractor


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

Proudfoot Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Proudfoot Life Expectancy

What is the average Proudfoot lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Proudfoot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Proudfoot in 1951 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proudfoot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Proudfoot 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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