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The distinguished surname Prall comes from the southwestern county of Devon. It is thought to be derived from "Prawle," the name of a place in this county. The progenitor of the name was likely someone who hailed from Prawle.

Prall Early Origins



The surname Prall was first found in Devon, where the village of Prawle is located. The earliest known bearer of the name was Geoffrey de Praulle, who was listed in the Curia Regis Rolls of Devon in 1204.

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Prall Spelling Variations


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Prall Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Prall, Praul, Prawl, Prawle, Praule, Praulle and others.

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Prall Early History


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Prall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prall research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1204 and 1261 are included under the topic Early Prall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prall Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Prall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Georg Prall, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Prall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Prall (post 1700)



  • David Wight Prall (1886-1940), American philosopher of art at the University of California
  • Horace Griggs Prall (1881-1951), New Jersey attorney and Republican politician
  • Wilfred Anthony Prall, former American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Horace Griggs Prall (1881-1951), American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Hunterdon County, 1926-27; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Hunterdon County, 1928-36
  • Edwin S. Prall, American Republican politician, Mayor of Paterson, New Jersey, 1860-61
  • Benjamin P. Prall, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Richmond County, 1850
  • Anning Smith Prall (1870-1937), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1923-35
  • Abraham A. Prall, American politician, Village President of Oswego, New York, 1840, 1842
  • Abraham Prall, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Passaic County, 1847
  • Ichabod Prall, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County, 1809-10
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Prall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prall Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 29 August 2016 at 22:03.

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