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Proud Early Origins



The surname Proud was first found in Shropshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Proud Spelling Variations


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Proud Spelling Variations



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

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Proud Early History


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Proud Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Proud research. Another 277 words (20 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.

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Proud Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Proud Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Proud 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 were:

Proud Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anne Proud, who landed in Virginia in 1696

Proud Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Proud, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • William Proud, who came to 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 [1]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, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Chatham"

Proud Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Proud (post 1700)


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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
  • Clifford J. Proud, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 1993
  • 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
  • Albert Proud (b. 1988), Australian rules football player
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Proud Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. 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.
  3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  11. ...

The Proud Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Proud 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 9 March 2016 at 15:17.

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