Prue Name Meaning

English: nickname for a redoubtable warrior, from Middle English prou(s) ‘brave’, ‘valiant’ (Old French proux, preux). Americanized spelling of French Prou (see Proulx).

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


Similar surnames: Plue, Brue, Rue, Pruet, Pree, Page, Proud, Porte, Grue, Brun

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Prue Family Origin

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Prue Family Occupations

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  • School

    21%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Going To School

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

In 1881, School, Farmer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prue. A less common occupation for the Prue family was Blacksmith. The most common Prue occupation in Canada was School. 21% of Prue's were Schools.

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Prue Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Prue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Prue in 1952 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prue

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