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The distinguished surname Prawle 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.

Prawle Early Origins



The surname Prawle 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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Prawle Spelling Variations


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Prawle Spelling Variations



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

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Prawle Early History


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Prawle Early History



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

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Prawle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prawle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Prawle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Prawll, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1746; Thomas Prawl, who arrived in Virginia in 1765; Benjamin Prall, who settled in New York in 1776; and W. C. Prawl, who came to San Francisco in 1852..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Prawle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prawle 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 17 March 2004 at 15:55.

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