Proulx Family History

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Proulx Name Meaning

French (also Prou): from a western and southern French variant of French Preux, a nickname meaning ‘wise’, ‘worthy’, or ‘valiant’. Compare Prue.

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


Similar surnames: Prue, Roux, Prout, Groulx, Prouse, Proud, Krol, Rouch, Kroll, Rous

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Proulx Family Origin

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Proulx Family Occupations

What did your Proulx ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Proulx occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Proulx's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proulx. A less common occupation for the Proulx family was School.

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • School

    3%

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

Proulx Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Proulx Life Expectancy

What is the average Proulx lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Proulx life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Proulx in 1952 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proulx

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Proulx 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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