Last name origins & meanings:
- French (also Prou): from a western and southern French
variant of French Preux, a nickname meaning ‘wise’, ‘worthy’,
or ‘valiant’. Compare Prue.
- An immigrant from Normandy, France, documented as Prou, is recorded in
Quebec City in 1667; other bearers came from Poitou (1666) and from
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