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Priester Family History

Priester Name Meaning
Dutch and German: from Middle Dutch priester, preester, Middle High German priester ‘priest’, from Latin presbyter. Compare Priest.

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

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16,498 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,544 Military Records
1,533 Immigration Records
9,970 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Priester Families

  • Number of Priester families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Priester 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 Priester last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Priester census records

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Priester Family Origin

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Priester Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Priester families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Priester

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Priester Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Priester census records

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Priester Civil War Service Records

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