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Preller Family History

Preller Name Meaning
German: nickname for a loud or noisy person, from an agent noun derived from Middle High German brellen ‘to yell’, ‘to bawl’.South German: variant of Prell. exg pwh: sense 1 not on eg's ms, sense 2 hers. eg also adds a variant, pg. 314.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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2,555 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
941 Military Records
578 Immigration Records
1,823 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Preller Families

  • Number of Preller families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Preller families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Preller last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Preller census records

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Preller Family Origin

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Preller Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Preller

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Preller Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Preller census records

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Preller Civil War Service Records

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