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Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsProse, Prouse, Prowse, Prus, Prewse, Prewet, Prouz, Proz, Preux, Prause

Meaning & History

An Anglo-Norman occupational surname used for soldiers or a nickname for someone bold that is derived from the pre-10th-century Old French proz or prouz, meaning "proud" or "brave". It could also be a variant of the surname Prue. Has origins in Devon.
Added 5/30/2020 by jenna.lucille