The Proctor Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Proctor family.

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The Proctor Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Proctor
1841 Census153
1851 Census1093
1861 Census1843
1871 Census3132
1881 Census4611
1891 Census4974
1901 Census7775
1911 Census8026

Most Frequent Forenames for the Proctor Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Proctor 7 92 144 215 298 278 422 405
Mary Proctor 18 90 156 249 309 321 433 391
John Proctor 18 88 131 247 287 311 464 414
George Proctor 6 48 65 111 156 159 246 287
Sarah Proctor 7 59 68 103 155 150 201 178
Emma Proctor 2 18 34 56 71 89 102 75
Elizabeth Proctor 8 55 84 139 189 157 222 169
Thomas Proctor 13 60 87 151 179 177 254 249
Charles Proctor 3 17 40 59 89 88 131 145
James Proctor 4 38 61 104 154 158 202 195
Ellen Proctor 2 20 21 50 71 59 85 79
Ann Proctor 8 37 61 54 68 64 75 50
Joseph Proctor 5 29 53 83 107 83 154 153
Arthur Proctor 0 0 12 28 69 86 125 146
Jane Proctor 5 28 52 72 93 92 98 82
Henry Proctor 3 32 49 73 88 98 102 72
Hannah Proctor 6 23 29 47 59 52 66 58
Alfred Proctor 3 3 11 23 56 50 61 61
Kate Proctor 0 0 5 8 21 30 39 31
Robert Proctor 3 22 34 66 77 78 122 115

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Proctor family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...


Etymology and History of the Surname: Proctor

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PROCTOR

Derivation:
Derives from the Latin word 'procurare' meaning to manage.

History:
Originally a name given to a steward or tax collector, generally someone who was employed to oversee/take charge of something. This title is also associated with an attorney and first seen in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Linked Surnames:
Proctour, Proketour, Prockter, Procter

 



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