Prosser Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Prosser Name Meaning: Originates from the given name 'Roger' which is taken from the Old German 'Hrothgar', meaning 'glory/fame' and 'gar' meaning spear.

Introduced by the Normans originally from the given name Roger which was adapted by the Welsh to Roser and so the name developed into variations such as Prosser.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Prosser Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Prosser family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 140
Female Servant 110
Farmer 77
Labourer 58
Independent 51
Male Servant 41
Carpenter 27
Miner 23
Collier 22
Mason 20
Gardener 11
Servant 8
Shoe Maker 7
Tailor 7
Independant 6
Smith 6
Weaver 6
Joiner 6
Parent's From Home 6
Blacksmith 5
Grocer 5
Cordwainer 5
Dress Maker 5
Painter 5
Agricultural Servant 4

Prosser Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Prosser 100% 28,308
2 Prossor 86% 700
3 Presser 86% 637
4 Prisser 86% 468
5 Proser 86% 353
6 Prasser 86% 206

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The surname Prosser is the most popular version of all its varients

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