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Prus Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a Prussian, either a member of an ancient Baltic people related to the Lithuanians and Latvians or a member of the German people who displaced them in the 13th century. Compare Prusak, Preuss. Slovenian (south-central Slovenia): altered reduced form of the personal name Ambrož, Latin Ambrosius. Compare Brus 2.

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


Similar surnames: Brus, Prusa, Rus, Prey, Bruss, Pruss, Paus, Gruss, Gaus, Brust

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Prus Family Origin

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Prus Family Occupations

What did your Prus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Prus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Prus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prus. A less common occupation for the Prus family was Working In Foundry.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Sailor

    25%
  • Working In Foundry

    25%

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

Prus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Prus Life Expectancy

What is the average Prus lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Prus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prus in 1954 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prus 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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