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What does Proctor mean?

Proctor Pronunciation of Proctor [proc-tor] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Proctor is "steward, official". Occupational surname.

Associated with: occupational, surname.


Proctor has 2 variants: Prockter and Procter.

Creative forms:
(male) Procor, Procton, ..

(female) Proclo, Procta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Proctor Grady (P.G.), ..

How popular is Proctor?

Proctor is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#918 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Proctor reached its highest position of #1449 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Proctor name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Proctor outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Artor, Brocton, Ector, Factor, Hector, Piotr, Porter, Potter, Preston, Prior, Prosper, Pryor, Pyotr and Victor. These names tend to be more frequently used than Proctor.

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