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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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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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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