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Early Origins of the Proutee family


The surname Proutee 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 Proutee family


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Proutee Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Proutee family (pre 1700)


Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Proutee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Proutee family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Prout, who settled in Virginia in 1653; Thomas Prout, his wife and son, who came to Barbados in 1678; William Proud, who came to Maryland in 1774.

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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.


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