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Prust Family History

Prust Name Meaning

English: variant of Priest. German: variant of Brust.

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


Similar surnames: Prest, Poust, Rust, Rutt, Pruet, Pruit, Trust, Punt, Pust, Brust

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Where is the Prust family from?

You can see how Prust families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prust family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Prust families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 16 Prust families living in Ontario. This was about 76% of all the recorded Prust's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Prust families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prust surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prust ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Prust. 50% of Prust men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Journalier
    50%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Prust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prust census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 764 immigration records available for the last name Prust. 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 Cards

There are 440 military records available for the last name Prust. For the veterans among your Prust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prust lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Prust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Prust in 1964 was 65, and 92 in 2004.

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