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Early Origins of the Proud family


The surname Proud was first found in Bedfordshire where some of the first records of the family were listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273: Hugh le Proude; and Robert le Proud. The same rolls listed: John Prude in Buckinghamshire; Cristina le Prute in Oxfordshire; and Herbert le Prute in Wiltshire. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Two sources postulates that the name was "perhaps from Old English personal name Prud, and perhaps connected with Pryde." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
[3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.


Early History of the Proud family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Proud research.
Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1409, 1391, 1394, 1783 and 1852 are included under the topic Early Proud History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Proud Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Proud, Proude, Prout, Prowd and others.

Early Notables of the Proud family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Proud family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Proud Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anne Proud, who landed in Virginia in 1696 [4]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)

Proud Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Proud, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 [4]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)
  • William Proud, who settled in Maryland in 1774

Proud Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Proud, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1856

Proud Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. James Proud U.E. who settled in Parr Town, Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Proud Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Proud, aged 27, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Chatham" [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHATHAM 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/chatham1852.shtml.

Proud Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Proud, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • Sarah Ann Proud, aged 29, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • George Proud, aged 5, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • Eliza Proud, aged 3, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • Thomas Proud, aged 18, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865

Contemporary Notables of the name Proud (post 1700)


  • Robert M. Proud, American politician, U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 3rd Maryland District, 1879 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Clifford J. Proud, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 1993 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joseph Proud (1745-1826), English minister of the ‘new church,’ born at Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
  • Linda Proud (b. 1949), English writer on cultural and philosophical themes
  • Roland Barton 'Bill' Proud (1919-1961), English cricketer
  • David Proud (b. 1983), English actor
  • Harold John Granville Ellis Proud (1906-1995), English RAF Air Commodore
  • Edward Wilfrid Proud (b. 1930), pioneering British postal historian and philatelic writer
  • Andrew John Proud (b. 1955), Area Bishop for the Horn of Africa in the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East
  • Pip Proud (1947-2010), Australian singer-songwriter, poet, novelist and dramatist
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  3. ^ Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.
  4. ^ 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)
  5. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  6. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHATHAM 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/chatham1852.shtml.
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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