Origins Available: English
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.
Early Origins of the Prawle family
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
Early History of the Prawle family
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Prawle Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Prall, Praul, Prawl, Prawle, Praule, Praulle and others.
Early Notables of the Prawle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Prawle family to the New World and Oceana
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..