Prater Family History & Genealogy
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Prater Surname History
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Prater Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Prater can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Prater may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Prater Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Prater come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Prater are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Prater Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Prater were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Prater. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Prater surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Prater transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over time.
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Prater Family Tree
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- Benjamin Franklin Prater
- Homer Prater
- Emory Ann Courtney Prater Dent 1859 - ?
- Rose Lindberg Prater Gregory 1879 - ?
- Maude Prater
- John V Prater 1956 - ?
- Thomas Prater Prather 1756 - 1841
- Martin Prater 1808 - 1850
- Unknown Prater 1830 - ?
- Eliphey Prater 1808 - 1809