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Pruss Surname Meaning

North German (also Prüss): habitational name for someone from Prussia (see Preuss ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Preuss, Pruess, Russ, Prus, Gruss, Preiss, Press, Bruss, Puls, Pauls

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Where is the Pruss family from?

You can see how Pruss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pruss family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pruss families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Pruss families living in London. This was about 85% of all the recorded Pruss's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Pruss families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pruss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pruss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pruss. 100% of Pruss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pruss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pruss 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pruss. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pruss. For the veterans among your Pruss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pruss lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pruss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pruss in 1944 was 68, and 80 in 2004.

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