Prough Family History

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Prough Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Bruch, Brauch or French Proulx.

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

Similar surnames: Prugh, Brough, Roush, Stough, Rought, Prouse, Rouch, Rous, Paugh

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Prough Family Origin

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Prough Family Occupations

What did your Prough ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Merchant and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Prough. 50% of Prough men worked as a Merchant and 50% of Prough women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prough were Prospector and Port Master

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Merchant
  • Prospector

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
  • Port Master

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

Prough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Prough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prough 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Prough. 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 725 military records available for the last name Prough. For the veterans among your Prough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prough Life Expectancy

What is the average Prough lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Prough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prough in 1943 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prough 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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